The Senate should be investigating Hunter Biden's deals in Ukraine and China

Monica Showalter:
Is selling out U.S. national security OK so long as Democrats are doing it?
What a disturbing picture is emerging from the research of Peter Schweizer, who has a new one out about Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden's son Hunter and his business dealings with China.
In a New York Post op-ed, Schweizer writes:
In 2013, then-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden flew aboard Air Force Two to China. Less than two weeks later, Hunter Biden's firm inked a $1 billion private equity deal with a subsidiary of the Chinese government's Bank of China. The deal was later expanded to $1.5 billion. In short, the Chinese government funded a business that it co-owned along with the son of a sitting vice president.
If it sounds shocking that a vice president would shape US-China policy as his son — who has scant experience in private equity — clinched a coveted billion-dollar deal with an arm of the Chinese government, that's because it is.
The details get worse and worse and worse, the further you read — the Chinese, for instance, kept news of the deal away from the English-language portion of its website.  The agreements signed came just ahead of then–vice president Joe Biden's trips to China.  The deals themselves were to buy into companies that were stealing U.S. secrets.  The secrets they were after involved U.S. nuclear submarines.  And Biden Junior didn't know jack about nuclear things, Chinese things, or venture capital; he was there just for being the vice president's son.
And both Joe and young Hunts insist nothing untoward was going on; the Chinese just chose to partner with Hunter based on his amazing business acumen, nothing more.
Schweizer writes that it's actually a pattern of activity — Biden Junior did the same thing in Ukraine, and the ties between Hunter and Joe as the foreign cash rolled in for Hunter were even more obvious:
Consider the facts. On April 16, 2014, White House records show that Devon Archer, Hunter Biden's business partner in the Rosemont Seneca deals, made a private visit to the White House for a meeting with Vice President Biden. Five days later, on April 21, Joe Biden landed in Kiev for a series of high-level meetings with Ukrainian officials. The vice president was bringing with him highly welcomed terms of a United States Agency for International Development program to assist the Ukrainian natural-gas industry and promises of more US financial assistance and loans. Soon the United States and the International Monetary Fund would be pumping more than $1 billion into the Ukrainian economy.
The next day, there was a public announcement that Archer had been asked to join the board of Burisma, a Ukrainian natural-gas company. Three weeks after that, on May 13, it was announced that Hunter Biden would join, too. Neither Biden nor Archer had any background or experience in the energy sector.
The choice of Hunter Biden to handle transparency and corporate governance for Burisma is curious, because Biden had little if any experience in Ukrainian law, or professional legal counsel, period. But that didn't stop Burisma from paying the younger Biden what The New York Times has reported was as much as $50,000 a month while the company was under investigation by officials in both Ukraine and abroad.
Joe Biden's trip to Kiev in March 2016, and his threats to withhold $1 billion in foreign aid if Ukrainian officials didn't dismiss the country's top prosecutor, Victor Shokin, take on added meaning when you consider that Shokin's office had been leading an investigation into Burisma's owner.
This guy sounds like a one-man health hazard to U.S. national security, and greedy as heck.  These are the kinds of deals Chavista elites engage in over in Venezuela.
There is more.

The current coup attempt against the President looks like a massive and cynical coverup attempt of corruption in the Obama administration and possibly by other Democrats.  They are fighting back against attempts to drain the swamp in which they have gotten rich.


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