Former Director of the U. S. Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub shared some constructive criticism on Wednesday for President Biden and his administration.
Shaub commented on a clip of White House press secretary Jen Psaki responding to questions regarding Hunter Biden, President Joe Biden’s son, and his artwork.
New York Post reporter Steven Nelson asked Psaki about the ethics of Hunter selling his artwork for tens of thousands of dollars a piece.
“We at The New York Post reported on Friday that the First Son had sold five prints of his artworks for $75,000 each and that a team of lawyers is reviewing prospective buyers who are going to be allowed into an upcoming New York show,” he said. “That seems to suggest a departure from the White House-brokered agreement where the purchasers would be anonymous.”
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He then asked whether Psaki “could say if the White House knows who purchased the five prints and whether there is indeed a departure to the arrangement that there would anonymity here.”
“I know this is your favorite topic,” Psaki replied. “But it, again, it’s still is the purview of the gallerist. We still do not know and will not know who purchases any paintings. And the… (Read more)