Speak Out: Biden’s son, Ukraine and Trump’s claims

In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine’s fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggression and root out corruption. So it raised eyebrows when Biden’s son Hunter was hired by a Ukrainian gas company.

The Obama White House said at the time that there was no conflict because the younger Biden was a private citizen. And there’s been no evidence of wrongdoing by either Biden.

Yet the matter is back in the spotlight following revelations that President Donald Trump prodded Ukraine’s president to help him investigate any corruption related to Joe Biden, now one of the top Democrats seeking to defeat Trump in 2020. Trump’s private lawyer Rudy Giuliani has also publicly urged Ukrainian officials to investigate the Bidens.

•“The Obama White House said at the time that there was no conflict…” A private citizen and the son of the sitting Vice President of the United States of America. — Bob Hartman

•Hopefully it’s investigated — David Jerome Moss

•I think investigating our president’s illegal actions should take precedent over everything. He is robbing us blind and depleting our national assets. — N Taylor Collins

•How does the fact that Hunter is a private citizen and not his father get overlooked, while the corrupt Trump Mafia clan sitting in on meeting they have no business in and benefiting themselves in the current administration gets a pass? — Judi Stein O’Brien

•So, why did Joe brag that he used his influence to withhold one billion in US aid until the investigator looking at his son’s involvement was fired? He bragged that the guy was fired within hours. Biden’s son had zero experience in the field for which he was paid. Then Joe “approved” the new investigator and the billion dollar check was issued. Nothing to see here folks! Move along! — Chris Wolfe

•Uh huh. I suppose telling the Ukrainian government they wouldn’t get the BILLION unless the investigating party was fired was just coincidence? Get real. The DSN really believes Delawareans are going to swallow this 🐃— Dana Watford Kavanagh 💩

•You can post whatever you want but you left out the FACT that Hunter Biden was making more per month then most people here in Delaware earn a year …… add to that he has ZIP ZERO NADA Experience in this field and that makes everything you posted pretty much HOGWASH — Jimmy Biggs

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