IRS agent has claimed that prosecutors in Washington D.C. and California intervened to block U.S. Attorney David Weiss — who has since been appointed as a special counsel overseeing the Hunter Biden investigation — from charging the First Son with more serious crimes. Waldon’s claims echo testimony given by IRS whistleblower Gary Shapley.
Waldon — who previously served as the head of the IRS’ Washington field office — testified before the House Ways and Means Committee in a closed-door interview earlier this month. A transcript of the interview was obtained by the Washington Examiner.
“Mr. Weiss went to the U.S. Attorney’s Office — I can’t recall the dates — and they did not agree to prosecute the case in D.C.,” Waldon told the committee.
Waldon was one of several officials from the IRS, FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Delaware who attended an October 7, 2022 meeting that Shapley described as a “turning point” in the investigation. While Waldon did not dispute Shapley’s notes on the meeting, he did share his belief that the meeting was not quite as contentious as his former colleague described it.
“Generally, I didn’t find it to be as contentious as Mr. Shapley had