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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki attempted to dismiss a reporter’s question on Friday when he asked about a “conflict of interest.” Biden administration faces’ when it comes to punishing people (from Russia and China) who dealt with the “Biden family.
Stephen Nelson, New York Post reporter, highlights 2020 Transfer From Senate Homeland Security and Finance Committees Which claimed that an investment company co-founded Hunter Biden Rosemont Seneca Thornton – “received $3.5 million in wire transfer” from Russian billionaire Elena Baturina. He also cited a report that alleged then-Vice President Biden had dinner with the same woman in Georgetown.
“This Elena Baturina, she has not been sanctioned by the United States government yet. How does President Biden handle conflicts of interest when it comes to sanctioning people who have done business with this family, and can you explain to us the purpose of these $3.5 million dollars,” he asked Nelson.
“I have no confirmation of the accuracy of this report, so I have no further details,” Psaki replied, moving to call the other reporters in the room.
Pressed again about conflicts of interest in punishing those in Russia who are said to have conducted business with the Bidens, Psaki said, “What would the conflict of interest be?”
“His son’s company got $3.5 million from…” Nelson said before she boycotted Psaki’s company.
Psaki replied, “I have no assurance of that, and he continues to punish the oligarchy more than we have imposed in the past, so I’m not sure this is a conflict of interest.”
Late last year, Hunter Biden, according to his attorney, barren From its origins With Chinese private equity firm Bohai Harvest RST Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd. Through Skaneateles LLC.
In an effort to summon other reporters, Psaki was pressed by Nelson about divestment and potential conflicts of interest surrounding President Biden’s decision-making process regarding China.
“We haven’t even received basic transparency about who bought their stake, when that happened and how much money was in circulation,” Nelson said. “Has he actually divested, and if so, can you agree to basic transparency?”
“He’s an ordinary citizen, and he doesn’t work for the government,” Psaki said. “I would like to direct you to his representatives.”
Wednesday report by New York times He confirmed the authenticity of the famous Hunter Biden laptop, which the first son left in a Delaware repair shop in 2019 before being handed over to the FBI by the FBI. repair shop owner.
The New Times report, which was Tagged with The New York Post Focusing on the investigation into Hunter Biden’s taxes and his international business dealings, prosecutors noted that they examined emails between Biden and some of his co-workers that “appear to have come from a laptop that Mr. Biden abandoned in a Delaware repair shop” and “was authenticated by by people familiar with them and to investigate.”
Fox News’ Houston Kean, Andrew Mark Miller, and Joseph A. Wolfson contributed to this article.
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