Hunter Biden Defends Work For Foreign Companies

Headline Roundup October 15th, 2019

In an interview with ABC News, Hunter Biden defended the ethical implications of his business ventures in Ukraine and China.

The son of former Vice President Joe Biden admitted he showed "poor judgment" in obtaining a job on the board of a Ukrainian gas company during his father's time in the White House, but insisted he did not violate any laws or ethical standards.

Hunter Biden Defends Work For Foreign Companies

From the Center
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Ukraine scandal, China

Joe Biden’s son Hunter is rejecting assertions by President Donald Trump and his Republican allies that he did anything wrong in engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China.

Hunter Biden also says he failed to take into account potential implications for his father’s political career. The former vice president is a front-runner in the 2020 Democratic presidential contest.

In an ABC News interview that aired Tuesday, Hunter Biden concedes he may have made a mistake “in the grand scheme of things” for failing to see the political repercussions for...

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From the Left
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As President Donald Trump continues to fill his Twitter feed and campaign speeches with attacks on Hunter Biden over his foreign business deals, the former vice president’s son defended the ethical implications of his private ventures in an interview with ABC News, but conceded taking a misstep in failing to foresee the political implications on his father’s career.

“In retrospect, look, I think that it was poor judgment on my part. Is that I think that it was poor judgment because I don't believe now, when I look back on...

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From the Right
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Ukraine scandal, China

Hunter Biden spoke out about his work for foreign companies in a rare interview broadcast on Tuesday.

He said he regrets giving a “hook” to those who wish to hurt his father but denied any wrongdoing.

"I gave a hook to some very unethical people to act in illegal ways to try to do some harm to my father. That's where I made the mistake," Biden told ABC News. "So I take full responsibility for that. Did I do anything improper? No, not in any way. Not in any way...

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