US News What we know about the "Hunter Biden affair", a new obsession of Trump supporters

01:48  20 october  2020
01:48  20 october  2020 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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Is Hunter Biden holding money for you? Do you make Hunter give him half of his income [as alleged by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, based on a text message purportedly found on the laptop]? I think the DOJ knows about them. Look what I just found about Hunter & the sex tapes.

Hunter Biden was a member of the board of a Ukrainian gas company when his father was US vice-president. The New York Post has published an article revealing alleged photos and emails Here's what we know about the report and the ensuing controversy. What does the New York Post say?

  Ce que l’on sait de « l’affaire Hunter Biden », nouvelle obsession des partisans de Trump © Copyright 2020, The Obs

Donald Trump is not going four ways: for the president in trouble in the polls two weeks before the election, "the Biden family is a criminal enterprise." These accusations, which his Democratic rival Joe Biden brushed aside without wanting to resonate with, have become the new rallying cry for supporters of President .

"Lock him up!" - Trump fans chant for the extrajudicial imprisonment of Joe Biden https://t.co/c6AKCEcMbQ

—atrupar (@Aaron Rupar)

"Lock him up!" "They chanted Sunday during a meeting, recalling the" Lock her up "who targeted Hillary Clinton throughout the 2016 campaign." The Hunter Biden affair "should again prevail in the debate between the two contenders for the White House Thursday.

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By contrast, Hunter Biden ’s relationship with Burisma is well-documented, and Joe Biden was filmed boasting about getting an Ukrainian prosecutor fired – but to Democrats and the media, it’s a “conspiracy theory,” which they even tried to use to impeach Trump back in December.

President Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden have gone head-to-head in the first of three televised debates before the US election in November. During a heated 90 minutes, the nominees clashed over everything from the state of the economy to the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hunter Biden accused

The Republican president is trying to draw attention to Hunter Biden’s affairs in Ukraine and China, when his father, Joe, was vice president to Barack Obama (2009-2017). He accuses Joe Biden of having obtained the dismissal of a Ukrainian prosecutor to protect a gas company, Burisma, from prosecution for corruption, because his son was on the board of directors of the group.

The Democrat has assured on several occasions that he did not discuss his activities in Ukraine with his son. As for the sacked prosecutor, Joe Biden has asked for his departure, but the IMF and the European Union also because of his poor record against corruption.

Trump's telephone exchange

A year ago, Donald Trump's efforts turned against him when a whistleblower denounced a telephone exchange, in which the US president appeared to ask his Ukrainian counterpart to open a investigation of the Biden in exchange for the release of significant military aid .

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Joe Biden 's behavior over son Hunter 's dealings with Burisma continues to be anything but transparent. This issue is not going to just disappear When he was directly, and politely, asked about the Post story by CBS News reporter Bo Erickson, Biden snapped back in a nasty and personal way

“ We know that this whole smear on Joe Biden comes from the Kremlin," Schiff said on CNN. The California Democrat was responding to questions about the origins of emails, found on a laptop purported to belong to the son of Democratic nominee Joe Biden , and first reported by the New York

Democrats accused the president of abuse of power, , and sent him to trial in a landmark vote in Congress. Republican senators quickly acquitted him, but this "impeachment" buried the subject "Hunter Biden" for several months.

In September, an inquiry by Republican senators failed to revive it. According to their report, Joe Biden did nothing to stop his son from playing his name, but there is no indication that he influenced US foreign policy to help his younger son.

Video: The blatant differences of Donald Trump and Joe Biden highlighted by a distant duel (Dailymotion)

"Revelations" of the New York Post

Wednesday, the conservative New York Post newspaper published an article supposed to contain the evidence an intervention by Joe Biden on behalf of his son . The daily claims to have obtained a copy of a computer hard drive that Hunter Biden allegedly left at a Delaware repair store and never recovered. The owner of the premises reportedly turned the computer over to the FBI in December 2019 after copying its contents. His messages and photos reached the newspaper through President Rudy Giuliani's personal lawyer.

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Trump compares Hunter Biden to shady pharmaceutical 'middle men'. “ Hunter Biden ’s role on Burisma’s board negatively impacted the efforts of dedicated career service individuals who were fighting to push for anticorruption measures in Ukraine,” the report says.

President Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden did not have a debate, but a shouting match filled with personal attacks, interruptions, hateful To name just one example, Biden has repeatedly treated as fact the calumny that Trump called neo-Nazis “very fine people” when asked about the

One of the recovered emails, dated April 2015, is attributed to Vadim Pozharskyi, a member of the management of the Burisma group. “Dear Hunter, thank you for your invitation to Washington and for the opportunity to meet your father,” reads the post.

A spokesperson for Joe Biden immediately assured that the archives of his official program contained no trace of a meeting with Vadim Pozharsky. The Democratic candidate did not want to go any further. "It's just another smear campaign," he said.

Censorship accusations

Facebook and Twitter blocked the sharing of articles from the “New York Post” on Wednesday, in particular because their content had been obtained by hacking. Accused of "censorship", Twitter boss Jack Dorsey admitted that his platform's communication had "not been great". Despite this mea-culpa, he should soon be summoned to the Senate for a hearing which will provide a platform for the president's allies.

Our communication around our actions on the @nypost article was not great. And blocking URL sharing via tweet or DM… https://t.co/RhVNI4bgjz

—jack (@jack) What about Russia?

Joe Biden's team has hinted that it may be a Russian disinformation campaign.

Monday morning, the National Intelligence Director, John Ratcliffe, a close friend of the President rejected the accusations. "The intelligence community does not believe it because there is nothing to support" any Russian interference, he told Fox News.

What about the FBI?

Republican officials are demanding to know whether the FBI had the computer mentioned in the article at the time of the president's impeachment trial.

"Do we have two justice systems, one for the Democrats and one for the Republicans," asked Senator Ron Johnson, echoing the credo of the president who, since his election, claims to be the victim of political persecution.

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