An emotional President Biden struggled with tears, addressing the recent memoir of his son Hunter — “My boy is back.”
“He went ahead and thought about the issue of authenticity. And the hope – it gave me hope to be reading it,” Biden told CBS News in an interview with CBS before the Super Bowl on Sunday.
“My kid’s back,” Biden told Nora O’Donnell that he was physically trembling tears back in an extract published late Saturday. He said to O’Donnell, “I am sorry to get so intimate.
Hunter has suffered with addiction throughout his life and obtained treatment in many recovery facilities. In 2014, after a drug test was failed, he was activated from the Navy Reserve.
“You know, I’m going to bet there isn’t a family you know that don’t have a drug problem or a drug problems in the family,” said the chairman.
During the presidential campaign his father’s Post issued a series of blockbuster stories on his relations with Ukraine and China, Hunter, whose book will appear in April, was hit by a close investigation.
In a less than a year before the elder Biden forced government officials to throw a prosecutor who looked in the firm, Hunter introduced his father, then the Obama administration’s Vice President, to the top managing director of Burisma, a Ukrainian energy company that employed Biden.
These disclosures were contained in emails on a Hunter laptop left at Wilmington, Del computer repair store.
Hunter has also produced headlines during the campaign and White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said last week that his investments in BHR, known as BHR, still remain untangled with the Bohai HarvestRST (Shanghai).
“He worked to dismantle his investment, but I’d surely point out — he’s a private citizen — I’d like to point him or his lawyers to any update outside,” said Psaki throughout her regular brief.
Despite his father’s assurances that Hunter or any other family member will not be involved in any corporation or sector to establish friction with his government, his continued involvement in the company continues.
The Bank of China, including the Bank of China, regulates and finances BHR.