Even This Trump Critic Wants Biden Investigated

Even one of President Trump’s harshest critics has joined the chorus calling for a special counsel to investigate President-elect Joe Biden’s son.

Lawyer Richard Painter — who served as the chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush — told the New York Times on Friday that the Hunter Biden probe needs to be completely independent of the incoming administration.

“That should not be investigated by someone appointed by the president any more than if one of his cabinet members is accused of something or his national security adviser,” Painter said.

Hunter Biden, 50, unexpectedly disclosed Wednesday that he is under investigation for potential tax fraud in Delaware, where The Post exclusively revealed in October that the FBI had seized a laptop containing his emails and other records from a Wilmington repair shop.

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