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Joe Biden claims ignorance on son Hunter’s Burisma conflict of interest

Joe Biden is going full Sergeant Shultz – I know nothing! – when it comes to the warnings issued over an obvious conflict of interest in his son accepting huge amounts of money (now reckoned in the millions of dollars) from a corrupt Ukrainian company while Biden was the point man in Ukraine for the United States government.

Unfortunately for his claim, it is contradicted by a former senior Obama administration official. Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller News Foundation has the story:

Former Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview Friday that he was never warned about potential conflicts of interest involving his son’s position with a Ukrainian energy company — a claim that conflicts with what a former Obama administration official told The New Yorker earlier this year.

“Nobody warned me about a potential conflict of interest. Nobody warned me about that,” Biden told NPR when asked about his discussions while vice president involving his son Hunter Biden’s position with Burisma Holdings.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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