Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden threw his own staff under the bus over the weekend; saying nobody “warned” him of potential Conflict-of-Interest issues over his son’s business dealings with Ukraine.
“Biden insisted again that Hunter did nothing wrong, but this time appeared to fault his staff for not cluing him in that there could be concerns about his son’s involvement with the foreign company that had been under investigation while Biden was in office and dealing with Ukraine policy,” reports Fox News.
“Nobody warned me about a potential conflict of interest. Nobody warned me about that,” Biden told NPR in a story posted Monday.
“They should have told me,” he added. “The appearance looked bad and it gave folks like Rudy Giuliani an excuse to come up with a Trumpian kind of defense, while they were violating the Constitution.”
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BIDEN GOES OFF: Joe Snaps at Reporters for Asking Questions About Hunter Biden
Former Vice President Joe Biden snapped at journalists on the campaign trail in recent days, with reporters increasingly asking questions over his son Hunter’s overseas business deals -particularly in regards to the Ukraine.
“I wonder whether you have a comment on this report on a court filing out of Arkansas that your son Hunter just made you a grandfather again,” asked Fox News Channel’s Peter Doocy.
“No. That’s a private matter, I have no comment. But only you would ask that. You’re a good man. You’re a good man. Classy,” fired-back Biden.
“How many times have you ever spoken to your son about his overseas business dealing,” asked another reporter.
“Here’s what I know. I know Trump deserves to be investigated, he’s violating every basic norm of a president!” Biden deflected.
Watch Biden snap at reporters above.
BIDEN ON UKRAINE: ‘Want an Example of When a President Abuses His Power… Climate Change’
Former Vice President Joe Biden weighed-in Thursday on the Democrats’ latest push to impeach Donald Trump; bizarrely saying “climate change” is a good example of what happens when a President “abuses his power.”
“If you want to an example of what happens when a president puts his own selfish interests ahead of the national interests — when a president abuses his power — I’d say this is Exhibit A. Want another example? Climate change,” said Biden.
Joe Biden: "If you want to an example of what happens when a president puts his own selfish interests ahead of the national interests — when a president abuses his power — I'd say this is Exhibit A. Want another example? Climate change." pic.twitter.com/rFOq1jfapB
— The Hill (@thehill) October 3, 2019
Biden’s comments come hours after a group of climate activists in London accidentally doused themselves with 475 gallons of “fake blood.”
BREAKING: @ExtinctionR and @CClimateAction activists use fire engine to spray 1,800 litres of fake blood over the front of the Treasury in London#ClimateJusticeNow #EverybodyNow join #InternationalRebellion on #Oct7 https://t.co/lUjmni0XTx pic.twitter.com/0najkoyd2w
— Occupy London (@OccupyLondon) October 3, 2019
— Reuters India (@ReutersIndia) October 3, 2019
Our own Phil Kingston, 83, could be facing prison for this action this morning outside the Treasury.
"The Treasury has been frustrating efforts by other government departments to take action against climate change"
Please pray for him and the others https://t.co/Oi31auJyKN
— Christian Climate Action (@CClimateAction) October 3, 2019
“Four people have since been arrested for criminal damage in relation to the incident,” reports the Evening Standard. “While eventually successful, the operation did not get off to the best start when the climate activists lost control of the hose.”
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