The Department of Justice has denied trying to block Hunter Biden’s former business associate Devon Archer from testifying before Congress.
During the weekend Archer, who had previously served on the board of Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian gas company, was reportedly informed that he needed to report to prison. On Saturday speculations about the Department of Justice trying to intimidate and jail Archer grew as it was reported that they sent a letter to the judge overseeing the fraud case against Archer to see on which date he would be required to report to prison.
Archer was convicted last year of cheating a Native American tribe out of millions of dollars. As a result of this case which is completely unrelated to Hunter Biden, he is going to be serving one year in Prison.
On Monday, Archer had given a closed-door testimony before the House Oversight Committee which many believe would have included information about President Joe Biden knowing about his son Hunter Biden’s business activities during his time serving as vice President.
In the letter the Department of Justice sent to Judge Ronnie Abrams, they wrote that they were requesting for the defendant to be ordered to appear in prison at a specific time and date that would be up to the court to decide. However, despite Saturday’s letter, the Department of Justice denied on Sunday that they were at all involved in trying to block Archer from providing his testimony before Congress by locking him in prison. In a second letter sent to the Judge, they also point out that the imprisonment process could take weeks if not months.