IRS Agent Steps Forward, Alleges Retaliation Fears in Hunter Biden Investigation

Center for Strategic & International Studies

An IRS special agent, known only as “Whistleblower X,” is set to testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability.

This agent, along with Gary Shapley, an IRS supervisory agent involved in the investigation into Hunter Biden’s tax affairs, will be shedding light on the ongoing investigation.

Whistleblower X, who has been with the IRS since 2010, has expressed concerns about the erosion of ethical standards and the misuse of power. In his opening statement, he emphasizes that his intention is not to assign blame but to highlight systemic issues that have allowed misconduct to persist.

The whistleblower also voiced his apprehensions about the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Delaware United States Attorney’s Office, stating that he believes they are waiting for an opportunity to retaliate against him and his supervisors. He alleges that his own agency threatened him with criminal conduct in response to an internal email he sent regarding the investigation.

Furthermore, Whistleblower X disputes several claims made by U.S. Attorney David Weiss, who is overseeing the Hunter Biden case. He argues that if Weiss had adhered to DOJ policy, Hunter Biden should have been charged with a tax felony instead of a misdemeanor. He also raises concerns about the investigation being conducted in Delaware, given the Biden family’s reputation in the state.

During the investigation, Whistleblower X reports that several instances of probable cause were identified, but no search warrants were executed. He also mentions that his supervisors were reluctant to interview Biden family members connected to the case for fear of repercussions for interacting with the president’s grandchildren.