June 6, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

IRS Commissioner Denies Retaliation Against Whistleblower in Hunter Biden Investigation

Daniel Werfel, commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), has denied directing retaliation against whistleblowers involved in the agency’s investigation of President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden.
“I want to state unequivocally that I have not intervened—and will not intervene—in any way that would impact the status of any whistleblower,” Werfel stated in a May 17 letter to the House Ways and Means Committee that was obtained by Fox News.
Whistleblower Claims
Last month, attorney Mark D. Lytle of Nixon Peabody LLP came forward on behalf of an unnamed whistleblower. In an April 19 letter (pdf) to members of Congress, Lytle claimed this whistleblower had made protected disclosures to the IRS, the U.S. Treasury Inspector General, the Office of Inspector General, and the Department of Justice and would like to additionally disclose to Congress that the tax agency is mishandling an “ongoing and sensitive investigation of a high-profile, controversial subject since early 2020.”…
Source: The Epoch Times