What Hunter Biden Did Was Legal — And That’s the Problem
We need a Washington Corrupt Practices Act to stop political families from self-dealing.
In 2016, JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $264 million as part of a settlement with the federal government. The reason? An Asian subsidiary of the company had hired the children of Chinese government officials in the hopes of currying favor with their powerful parents — a violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Had the same thing happened with a foreign company and an American politician’s family, however, no violation would have occurred — because no equivalent...