Breaking Now: Hunter Biden, son of presumptive President-Elect Joe Biden, is under federal investigation for criminal acts involving his taxes.
“President-elect Joe Biden’s transition announced Wednesday that his son, Hunter, is being investigated for his taxes by the U.S. attorney’s office in Delaware,” according to USA Today.
“Hunter Biden was the focus of Republican complaints during the campaign for business dealings with Ukraine and China. But Hunter Biden hasn’t been charged, and two Republican-led congressional committees in September found no wrongdoing by Joe Biden.
“Political adversaries including President Donald Trump accused the former vice president of benefitting from his son’s business. But Joe Biden denied any illegal or unethical dealings with his son.
“Hunter Biden said Wednesday that he learned Tuesday that federal prosecutors were investigating his tax affairs.
“‘I take this matter very seriously but I am confident that a professional and objective review of these matters will demonstrate that I handled my affairs legally and appropriately, including with the benefit of professional tax advisors,’ Hunter Biden said in a statement.
“Biden’s transition office said in a statement that the president-elect ‘is deeply proud of my son, who has fought through difficult challenges, including the vicious personal attacks of recent months, only to emerge stronger.‘”
For more, go to USA Today.
This is a Breaking News report and will be updated as warranted.
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