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no plans to appoint special counsel in Hunter Biden probe By Reuters

no plans to appoint special counsel in Hunter Biden probe By Reuters
Barr: no plans to appoint special counsel in Hunter Biden probe

FILE PHOTO: Hunter Biden (right) with his father, Joe Biden, at a basketball game in 2010 p By Mark Hosenball and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.Attorney General William Barr said on Monday he has no plans to appoint a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden, son of President-elect Joe Biden.Hunter Biden disclosed earlier this month the U.The Hunter Biden investigation "is being handled responsibly and professionally currently within the department," Barr told a news conference.

Last week, Barr's successor, Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, in a Reuters interview declined to say if he would appoint a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden or election issues.Barr, who is set to leave office this week, also said he will not appoint any special counsel to investigate unsubstantiated allegations of election fraud.

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