Hunter Biden email associate on Justice Department transition team
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Alexander S. Mackler, who served as a deputy counsel to Vice President Biden, was a prosecutor in the Delaware U.S. attorney’s office in 2018 about the time the Justice Department opened an inquiry into whether Hunter Biden had cheated on his taxes.
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He was referring to a Dec. 9 statement from the president-elect’s son. Hunter Biden said the Delaware U.S. attorney’s office, headed by David C. Weiss, had informed his attorney that he is under criminal investigation. He said he is confident he did nothing wrong.
Press reports, including those by The New York Times and CNN, put the probe’s beginning in 2018.
Mr. Mackler was an assistant U.S. attorney in Delaware from 2016 to 2019.