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Politics Kamala Harris would 'probably not' let her vice president's child serve on foreign energy company board like Hunter Biden

07:40  29 september  2019
07:40  29 september  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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Joe Biden ’ s son served on the company ’ s board while the former vice president served in the White House. President Donald Trump has taken proverbial Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the One Iowa and GLAAD LGBTQ Presidential Forum in Cedar

allow the children of their vice president to sit on the board of a foreign company if elected to the White House amid renewed scrutiny over the business dealings of Vice President Joe Biden 's son Hunter . asked if she would allow her vice president ’ s child to serve on a foreign firm's board .

Kamala Harris said that as president, she would likely prohibit the son or daughter of her vice president from serving on the board of a foreign energy company, as former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter did for a Ukrainian gas company.

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"Probably not," the California senator and Democratic presidential hopeful said Saturday when asked whether she would allow her vice president's child to be on the board of a foreign oil company.

Impeachment inquiries center in part on President Trump asking Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a July phone call to look into then-Vice President Biden threatening to withhold U.S. aid to Ukraine if the country did not fire a prosecutor whose office opened an investigation a gas company that had Hunter Biden on its board. Reports of a whistleblower complaint that referenced the call prompted a wave of Democratic members of Congress and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to support a formal impeachment inquiry.

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(AP) -- Democratic presidential candidates are united in condemning President Donald Trump for seeking a foreign country’s help to trash a domestic political rival. Elizabeth Warren suggested she’d consider barring her vice president ’ s children from serving on the boards of foreign companies

would ban the children of her vice president from serving on the boards of foreign companies , as the son of former Vice President Joe Biden did. in the White House. Despite her anti-corruption agenda, Warren initially said “No” she would not allow her vice president ’ s children to serve on the

Harris quickly emphasized that she sees the issue of Hunter Biden's board position as a "distraction" from what she sees as Trump's wrongdoings.

"I think that the problem we've got, again, with this issue, is that it's a distraction from the fact that — look, as far I'm concerned, leave Joe Biden alone. Just leave him alone on this issue of what this president has done that has been about corrupting America's democracy, being in cahoots with a foreign leader to yet again manipulate the election of the president of the United States," Harris said. "I'm not going to be distracted by what this president is trying to play."

Presidential hopeful and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said earlier this week that her ethics plan would not allow her vice president's child to serve on a foreign energy company's board before quickly backtracking and saying that she would have to "look at the the details."

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