JOE Biden finally addressed his son Hunter’s “Ukraine, crack and sex” laptop scandal, branding it “smear campaign.”
“I know you’d ask it. I have no response, it’s another smear campaign,” Biden raged at a reporter on Friday evening – two days after the story broke.
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He was asked about a Post article on Wednesday, which published emails relating to Hunter’s Ukraine dealings, along with “compromising” pictures and videos of him.
Intimate text messages between Biden and Hunter during his son’s 2019 rehab stint were also revealed today as more of the data trove comes to light.
The former Vice President’s sharp response to Erickson wasn’t his first run-in with the reporter, whose been following his 2020 campaign trail.
In October 2019, Biden called Erickson a “pain in the neck” who “screams a lot” when he was questioned about a super PAC supporting him and whether he’d discourage his supporters from contributing to it.
In another article today, the Post shared screenshots of Hunter’s iMessages to his dad, in which he referred to himself as a “f***ed up addict who can’t be trusted.”
On February 24, 2019 – two months before Biden entered the presidential race – the father and son shared an emotional exchange.
After the data leak occurred, the New York Times reported US intelligence told Trump that Russian operatives were using Giuliani as a conduit for disinformation to undermine Biden.
But the email leak led to explosive reports about Hunter’s alleged crack-smoking and Ukraine dealings.
Facebook and Twitter also limited access to the New York Post‘s initial report on Hunter’s emails, which was published on Wednesday.
John Paul MacIsaac, 44 – the man who handed over the laptop the FBI and leaked its contents to Giuliani – said he was afraid he would be murdered as “a guy who had something he wanted out of this shop.”
Biden campaign spokesman Andrew Bates said he “carried out official US policy toward Ukraine and engaged in no wrongdoing.”
“Trump administration officials have attested to these facts under oath,” Yates said in a statement.
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