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Judge seems skeptical of Hunter Biden’s request to dismiss tax charges

LOS ANGELES, March 27 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge gave a skeptical reception on Wednesday to an attempt by President Joe Biden’s son Hunter to dismiss his criminal tax-evasion case on the grounds that he was selectively targeted for prosecution due to political pressure.

At a hearing in federal court in Los Angeles, U.S. District Judge Mark Scarsi asked whether Hunter Biden’s lawyers had any evidence that prosecutors had caved to pressure from Republicans, other than the fact that they filed charges after months of accusations by Republicans in Congress and former President Donald Trump that he had been treated leniently. …read more…