Despite the deflections and claims that Biden has had no role in the family business, 12 instances indicate Joe and his team have lied. Most recently, reported White House visitor logs show Joe Biden met with Hunter’s business partner in 2010. Twenty-six additional records show Hunter’s business partner visited the White House to meet with Joe Biden’s staff.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki dismissed the “visits” as “from more than ten years ago,” but did not deny that Hunter’s business partner actually met with Joe Biden. “I really don’t have more detail or information on them,” she said.
Below are seven times Joe Biden or his team have denied or deflected Joe Biden’s involvement in Hunter’s family business:
1: September 19, 2019
“I’ve never spoken to my son about his overseas business dealings. Here’s what I know — I know Trump deserves to be investigated,” he said. “You should be looking at Trump. Trump’s doing this because he knows I’ll beat him like a drum.”
2: October 22, 2020
“I have not taken a penny from any foreign source, ever, in my life,” Biden said, referring to Hunter Biden’s role on the board of the Ukrainian energy company during a presidential debate. “Nothing was unethical.”
“My son has no made money from China. The only guy who has made money from China was this guy,” he said about Donald Trump.
“We absolutely stand by the president’s comment.” White House communications director Kate Bedingfield reaffirmed Hunter Biden did “nothing [that] was unethical” and never “made money” in China.
7: April 6, 2022
When asked by Doocy about “evidence that the president, at one point, was office mates with Hunter and his brother Jim here in D.C.,” Psaki claimed reports were “not accurate.”