official who had disclosed details of the Hunter Biden investigation, and denied being blocked from pursuing serious charges against Mr. Biden, the president’s son, in Los Angeles and Washington. House Republicans released the testimony last month. “If not, I may request special attorney status.”Deputizing a federal prosecutor as a special attorney is distinct from making them a special counsel. The special attorney provision is, in essence, a workaround that allows an outsider to intervene in cases that span multiple jurisdictions or have special conditions. The post U.S. Attorney in Hunter Biden Case Defends Investigation to House Republicans appeared first on New York Times.