PRESIDENT-elect Joe Biden known as a reported a “one horse pony” on Tuesday in one other gaffe as he was requested about his son’s laptop computer scandal.
President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday known as a reporter a ‘one horse pony’Credit score: C-Span
Joe Biden and son Hunter are pictured right hereCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Biden advised the reporter: “Sure, sure, sure! God love you, man! You’re a one horse pony.”
Biden presumably meant to name the reporter a “one-trick pony,” which is outlined as somebody or one thing that solely has one space of experience.
Simply earlier than Election Day, the New York Put up printed an article about a “smoking gun email” Hunter Biden received from Vadym Pozharskyi, an adviser to Ukrainian gasoline firm Burisma’s board.
Critics of Joe Biden have typically tried to assault and query the previous VP’s relationship with Ukraine.
Joe Biden was requested about his son’s laptop computer ‘scandal’Credit score: The Mega Company
Hunter Biden joined the board of the Ukrainian gasoline firm Burisma in 2014, across the time Biden was serving to conduct the Obama administration’s overseas coverage with Ukraine.
President Donald Trump and his supporters have alleged that Joe Biden pushed for the firing of Ukraine’s prime prosecutor to guard his son and Burisma from any investigation.
The emails have been from a tough drive obtained by the New York Post that allegedly belonged to Hunter Biden. The Solar can not independently affirm the authenticity of those paperwork.
Director of Nationwide Intelligence John Ratcliffe said the “scandal” has not been part of a Russian smear campaign.
Joe Biden mentioned that when in workplace, the legal professional common will not act as his private lawyerCredit score: AP:Related Press
He mentioned the US intelligence group “does not consider that,” nevertheless former senior intelligence officers wrote a letter stating it “has all of the traditional earmarks of a Russian info operation.”
It was revealed earlier this month that the Justice Department has actually been investigating Hunter Biden’s taxes and his dealings with China since 2018.
Trump said he was mulling over the idea of appointing a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden, and was apparently livid that Attorney General William Barr didn’t publicly announce the investigation through the election.
Hunter Biden revealed he is underneath investigation by the fedsCredit score: REUTERS
This week, Barr said he didn’t think a special counsel was necessary to investigate the Hunter Biden investigation, because it was “being dealt with responsibly and professionally.”
“I’ve not seen a cause to nominate a particular counsel and I’ve no plan to take action earlier than I depart,” he mentioned, including that there was additionally no want for a particular counsel to research the election, both.
Hunter is pictured right here in Washington, DC, in 2016Credit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
It’s unclear whether or not Hunter Biden’s work on the Ukrainian firm is a central a part of the federal investigation or whether or not prosecutors are looking for details about all his sources of revenue lately.
Earlier in his information convention on Tuesday, Joe Biden reiterated that he wouldn’t talk about Hunter Biden along with his legal professional common when he’s in workplace.
“I promise you, my Justice Division will likely be completely by itself and making judgments about how they need to proceed.”
He mentioned the legal professional common is “not the president’s lawyer.”
“I’ll appoint somebody who I anticipate to implement the legislation because the legislation is written, not guided by me,” he mentioned.