During a segment on the TV show “The View,” co-host Whoopi Goldberg passionately expressed her frustration with discussions about Hunter Biden’s laptop, urging people to “shut up” about it.
Goldberg stated, “The other thing for me is, listen, if you get investigated, if they’re doing an investigation, I’m all for it. Investigate everything, everybody, everything. But if you took five years and this is what you came up with, I’m going to assume you didn’t find very much more about, that was chargeable.” She continued, “That damn laptop. I’m sick of hearing about that laptop. This laptop, I hope it just crumbles to death, I hate it so much.”
Co-host Sunny Hostin empathized with the troubling content on the laptop and tried to offer understanding for President Joe Biden’s son.
“We know he had this terrible addiction problem. That’s why he got the diversion program for the gun charge. The laptop, unfortunately, there are pictures of him nude, there are pictures of him with women and doing drugs and with guns,” Hostin remarked.
Goldberg intervened again, demanding that Republicans cease discussing the laptop.
“This is what I want. I want them to shut up about it then. Go after him – it’s not going to stop y’all from going after Biden… We know you’re going to keep looking because you’re lookers. You look away when you see something that’s actually worth seeing, but you want to look for something not really there. I want you all to do your damnedest to get all the stuff you need to try to get because that’s what we did… If you can find something, then show the nation, but stop holding up BS stuff when there’s nothing there,” she asserted, making a comparison to former President Donald Trump.
Recently, the federal judge who rejected a plea deal involving Hunter Biden escalated the case.
U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika dismissed two misdemeanor tax charges against Hunter Biden at the request of U.S. Attorney David Weiss, who was appointed as a special counsel by U.S. Attorney Merrick Garland. This move followed the collapse of the plea deal due to disagreements over whether Hunter Biden would be immune from future charges.
UPI reported that “The dismissal allows for Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, to be charged with the same or new offenses that could be tested in the trial,” making Hunter the first son of a sitting president to be charged by the Department of Justice.
The investigation into Hunter Biden’s tax matters and business involvements began during the Trump administration and persisted after Biden assumed office. Republicans criticized the plea deal’s breakdown and Weiss’s appointment as special counsel, suggesting that the investigation was unlikely to produce significant results.
Hunter Biden had planned to plead guilty to failing to pay federal income taxes in 2017 and 2018 and enter a pretrial diversion agreement for a firearm charge. The deal fell apart when the judge expressed concerns about linking tax and gun charges.
Fox News host Laura Ingraham addressed the failed plea deal, noting potential collaboration between the Justice Department and Biden’s defense lawyers, suggesting that maintaining Joe Biden’s power was prioritized over the rule of law.