Thursday, the New York Post published an exclusive excerpt of the
soon-to-be-released investigative blockbuster Secret
Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and
Enriches Family and Friends by Government
Accountability Institute President and Breitbart News Senior
Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer.
this excerpt, Schweizer reveals that former Vice President Joe Biden’s
son Hunter Biden’s firm scored a $1 billion deal with the Bank of
China’s Bohai Capital just 10 days after Vice President Biden and his
son Hunter Biden returned from their 2013 trip to China.
Biden and John Kerry have been pillars of the Washington establishment
for more than 30 years. Biden is one of the most popular politicians in
our nation’s capital.
demeanor, sense of humor, and even his friendly gaffes have allowed him
to form close relationships with both Democrats and Republicans. His
public image is built around his “Lunch Bucket Joe” persona. As he
reminds the American people on regular occasion, he has little wealth to
show for his career, despite having reached the vice presidency.
of his closest political allies in Washington is former senator and
former Secretary of State John Kerry. “Lunch Bucket Joe” he ain’t; Kerry
is more patrician than earthy. But the two men became close while
serving for several decades together in the US Senate. The two “often
talked on matters of foreign policy,” says Jules Witcover in
his Biden biography.
their sons going into business together in June 2009 was not exactly a
bolt out of the blue.
with whom their sons cut lucrative deals while the elder two were
steering the ship of state is more of a surprise.
the rest of the story here.