Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, lashes out at former President Donald Trump in his forthcoming memoir, Beautiful Thing, accusing him of being “a vile man with a vile mission.”
“I became a proxy for Donald Trump’s fear that he wouldn’t be re-elected,” Biden reportedly writes in an excerpt obtained by The Guardian. “He pushed debunked conspiracy theories about work I did in Ukraine and China, even as his own children had pocketed millions in China and Russia and his former campaign manager [Paul Manafort] sat in a jail cell for laundering millions more from Ukraine.”
“None of that matters in an up-is-down Orwellian political climate,” the president’s son continues. “Trump believed that if he could destroy me, and by extension my father, he could dispatch any candidate of decency from either party, all while diverting attention from his own corrupt behavior.”
In another part of his book, Hunter addresses his lucrative board of directors membership at the Ukrainian gas giant Burisma, saying that while his time there was not unethical, he would not have joined the company if he could go back in time.
“I did nothing unethical, and have never been charged with wrongdoing,” Biden writes.
“In our current political environment, I don’t believe it would make any di… (Read more)