Hunter Biden, the son of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, is the subject of a tax investigation, Presidential Transition Team Biden- (Kamala) Harris reported Wednesday.
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“I learned yesterday that the Delaware attorney general’s office informed my legal representative that they are investigating me for tax issues,” wrote the second son of the future president in a statement released by the team that prepares the transition for the 20 January, when Donald Trump leaves the White House.
He also added that he trusts that this investigation “will demonstrate that I handled my affairs in a legal and proper manner, including with the benefit of professional tax advisers,” and assure that he “takes the matter very seriously”. Hunter Biden is being investigated by the American Justice (.)
For their part, the Biden-Harris team added: “President Biden is deeply proud of his son, who has fought his way through a variety of challenges, including personal attacks in recent months, from which he has come out stronger.”
Outgoing President Donald Trump during the election campaign accused the Biden family of being a “criminal enterprise,” particularly pointing to Hunter Biden’s affairs in Ukraine and China when his father was Barack Obama’s vice president between 2009 and 2017.
The president accuses Joe Biden of having achieved the removal of a Ukrainian prosecutor to protect a gas company investigated for corruption called Burisma, in which his son Hunter was a member of the board of directors.
“Speaking of my son, the way you talk about the Armed Forces, calling them losers. My son spent a year in Iraq. He received a bronze medal. He was not a loser, he was a patriot and those who stayed there are heroes, “Biden said.
“Are you talking about Hunter? I’m talking about Beau Biden. I don’t know Beau, I know Hunter, ”Trump responded.
The president again agitated suspicions of corruption on Hunter Biden, when he assured that “he was expelled from the Army, he was expelled without honor”, to which Biden protested “it is not true.”
Trump went on to point out that Hunter Biden “made a fortune in Ukraine, in China.”
Biden stressed for his part that his son “had, like many people, a problem with drugs. He has overcome it, he has solved it ”.
“He has worked on it and I am proud of him,” he said.