(Washington DC) – White House Press Secretary Jane Sackie caught New York Post reporter Steven Nelson’s leg about Hunter Biden’s business dealings in China and Russia, and he didn’t like it.
“I received a quick explanation and two questions about the conflict of interest of the president on foreign affairs.
The first brief explanation is this: The New York Times reported this week that the first son is under criminal investigation. Does the president still want to stay away from that case? The reporter said he started asking.
Psaki was able to avoid answering direct questions with secret money.
“Yeah. It’s the judiciary, and I’ll point you to them,” he said.
Nelson then went on to report allegations that Hunter’s firm received $ 3.5 million in 2014 from Russia’s richest woman, Elena Baturina.
“And I have two questions about the conflict of interest in foreign affairs. First, I have a question about Russia and then about China, “he said.
“On Russia: You told me last year that you were unfamiliar with a Senate report alleging that a company affiliated with First Year – or First Year – received $ 3.5 million from Russia’s richest woman.
“Subsequent reporting indicates that President Biden, when he was vice president, had a dinner with the same woman in Georgetown in 2015,” the reporter said.
“Hey – Yelena Baturina, the US government has not yet approved her. How is President Biden navigating the conflict of interest in approving people who have done business with his family? And can you explain to us what this 3.5 3.5 million is for? He said.
The press secretary said, “I have no confirmation of the accuracy of that report, so I have no further information.
But Nelson gets depressed and annoyed Saki tries to approach another reporter.
Allegedly, he received 3.5 million from his son’s company.
PSAKI: He – which I have no confirmation. And he continues to approve of oligarchs more than we have approved in the past. Although I’m not sure if this is a conflict of interest.
Q. But he did not approve, though.
PSAKI: Go ahead.
The question he did, though, was not approved. He has –
PSAKI: Thank you. Go ahead.
Question I now have a question about Russia. My –
Pisaki: I think we’re moving forward because we need to reach more people.
Q I’m sorry. I’m sorry. We can hold on.
PSAKI: Go ahead.
My question about the conflict of interest when it comes to China is: Last year, the first son’s attorney said he was cut off from a Chinese investment fund controlled by a Chinese state-owned entity. We also don’t have basic clarity about who bought his partnership, when it happened and how much money changed hands. Did he really divest? And if so, can you agree on the basic transparency?
Pasaki: He is a private citizen. He does not work for the government. I will direct you to its representatives.
The question, however, is whether there is a conflict of interest for his father’s role as president, to deal with China.
Pisaki: I think we ended up here. Thank you very much.
The Daily Caller reports:
In 2020, a Senate report revealed that U.S. banks had identified suspicious financial transactions between Biden’s firms and Russian and Chinese nationals, which Republicans said could indicate potential “criminal financial, counterintelligence and extortion concerns.” An indictment filed in court alleges that Biden, along with business partner Devon Archer, helped Batturina smuggle money through the U.S. financial system.
The report alleges that Baturina transferred ড 3.5 million to Biden and Archer’s company Rosemont Seneca Thornton on February 14, 2014. He sent an additional $ 241,797 to the company’s bank account from May-December 2015.
Biden’s firm has received millions of dollars in payments from a Chinese businessman for alleged links to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and to Ye Jianming, founder of CEFC China Energy Co., and his US-based partner, Gongwen Dan.
In late October 2020, emails published by the New York Post from Biden’s laptop linked his father to a foreign business transaction in China with the Ukrainian power company, Burisma. The Daily Caller News Foundation confirmed through forensic analysis that a company executive had thanked Biden for introducing him to his father.
Post Saki Hunter avoids questions about Biden because the reporter pressured him to appear in the first conservative brief.