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On Monday’s edition of the noontime Inside Politics program on CNN, Associated Press Washington Bureau Chief used an odd phrase to describe Hunter Biden's exploitation of his father's last name to make money in foreign countries like Ukraine and China. She called it "confusing."
Fill-in host Nia-Malika Henderson noted Hunter Biden recently announced he would step down from any role in his private equity firm if his father is elected president next year. Pace responded by stating:
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JULIE PACE: And you sort of wonder why it's taken the Biden campaign a couple of weeks to get to that place.I remember, I was covering the Obama administration in the second term when this happened, and it was confusing why Hunter Biden was on the board of this company at the same time that his father was active in Ukraine policy.It doesn't mean that there was corruption. It doesn't mean that there was anything illegal about it, but certainly, the optics of it didn't look good.
After reporters robotically repeated that there's "no evidence the Bidens did anything wrong," Hunter Biden has pledged to stop sleazily buckraking on his name in foreign countries. Reporters now say it's "confusing" he didn't stop earlier...as if reporters had been tough on this over...
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One of the countries we liberated was Russia, too bad it seems to have cost us our liberty.