Liz Cheney’s husband is a lawyer defending Hunter Biden

Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney’s husband is a associate on the legislation agency now representing Hunter Biden.

Philip Perry has labored at Latham & Watkins since 2007, and focuses on white collar circumstances, industrial and Supreme Courtroom litigation, in accordance with his firm biography.

One other Latham associate, Chris Clark, has been representing Hunter Biden since December 2020 — however Cheney’s husband’s involvement on the agency had not been beforehand identified.

Latham is a Democratic powerhouse, with firm attorneys and different staff donating greater than half one million {dollars} to President Biden’s 2020 marketing campaign, Federal Election Fee data present. Clark himself ponied up $3,800.

Clark’s work for the primary son is prominently displayed on his firm profile, which notes his illustration of Hunter in a “grand jury investigation relating to tax points.”

The agency’s shut ties to the Democratic social gathering have come below scrutiny up to now.

Christopher Clark, a former federal prosecutor, has represented Hunter Biden in regard to “tax points.”
Liz Cheney and her husband Philip Perry join then Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynee at the Republican National Convention in Madison Square Garden on Sept.  1, 2004.
Liz Cheney and her husband Philip Perry be a part of then Vice President Dick Cheney and his spouse, Lynee on the Republican Nationwide Conference in Madison Sq. Backyard on Sept. 1, 2004.
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On his first day in workplace, with a Justice Division probe of Hunter in full swing, President Biden appointed Nicholas McQuaid, one other Latham associate, to steer the Justice Division’s prison division — incomes a written rebuke from Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin).

Cheney, who was first elected to the state’s solely Home seat in 2016, noticed her political recognition at dwelling tank after she turned a ferocious Trump critic and voted to question the previous president.

The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney is broadly anticipated to lose a main subsequent week to challenger Harriet Hageman who has been endorsed by each Trump and Home Minority Chief Rep. Kevin McCarthy.

Liz Cheney is seen with her husband, Philip Perry, when Dick Cheney was released from George Washington University Hospital after a mild heart attack on November 24, 2000.
Liz Cheney is seen along with her husband, Philip Perry, when Dick Cheney was launched from George Washington College Hospital after a light coronary heart assault on November 24, 2000.
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Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., arrives after a break as the House select committee investigating the Jan.  6 attack on the US Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 21, 2022.
Rep. Liz Cheney was among the many few Republicans to vote for the impeachment of former President Donald Trump.
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Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., listens as the House select committee investigating the Jan.  6, 2021 attack on the Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, June 16, 2022.
Rep. Liz Cheney faces stiff main competitors towards Trump-backed Harriet Hageman.
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“Latham & Watkins has 3000 legal professionals and 1000’s of purchasers. Mr. Perry has no position in any respect in any matter involving Hunter Biden,” a spokesman for Liz Cheney informed The Submit.