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The FBI is investigating whether alleged emails of communications between Hunter Biden and a senior executive at the Ukrainian natural-gas company Burisma Holdings as part of a foreign intelligence operation, NBC News reported.
Hunter Biden is the son of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The two Bidens are at the center of unfounded conspiracy theories promoted by President Donald Trump and his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, alleging that the elder Biden leveraged his role as vice president to shut down a criminal investigation into Burisma while Hunter was serving on its board in 2016.
As Business Insider reported, based on media reports, witness testimony, and public statements, there is no evidence that this theory holds merit.
But Hunter Biden made headlines this week when the New York Post published a dubious and widely discredited story purporting to feature “smoking-gun” emails showing the Burisma executive discussing with Hunter the prospect of meeting Joe Biden in 2015.
Though the story offered little new information and contained a multitude of falsehoods, Trumpworld seized on it as incontrovertible proof that Ukrainian officials took advantage of Hunter Biden’s position at Burisma to extract special treatment from Joe Biden during …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics