Joe Biden’s son Hunter, who has just detailed his history of addictions and past business deals in a new book, is facing a federal criminal investigation into his foreign ventures, including ones in China.
Hunter Biden believes that former US President Donald Trump could have impeded his freedom if he’d been re-elected in 2020, according to the president’s son’s just-released memoire “Beautiful Things”.
The president’s son, who announced in December 2020 that his tax affairs were under criminal investigation over his overseas business deals, claims in the book that he had not done anything wrong when landing a lucrative board-member job at Ukraine’s Burisma, while his father was serving as the vice president.
In the infamous 25 July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Trump urged his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate the Bidens, which cost him the first impeachment trial over allegations that he had threatened to withhold military help to Ukraine otherwise.
Hunter, who calls Trump “a vile man with a vile mission” in his book, believes that he did “nothing unethical” when taking the job, and says he has “never been charged with wrongdoing”.
“In our current political environment, I don’t believe it would make any difference if I took that seat or not. I’d be attacked anyway. What I do believe, in this current climate, is that it wouldn’t matter what I did or didn’t do. The attacks weren’t intended for me. They were meant to…