Promoting his work to cut drug prices, the commander-in-chief asked anyone if they’d met a middle man before joking that Hunter Biden worked as one — a nod to The Post’s reporting this week on Biden’s foreign business dealings.
“I’ll bet you Hunter is a middle man. He’s like a vacuum cleaner,” Trump told the crowd, accusing the oft-troubled son of following around his ex-vice president father Joe Biden on overseas trips to hoover up piles of cash.
The president was referring to Hunter Biden’s emails published by The Post on Wednesday and Thursday which indicated he allegedly leveraged his father’s influence to score lucrative deals overseas.
“His father goes to Germany — Hunter’s right there. ‘Hey give me a couple of million.’ Not a couple of million, a hell of a lot more than a couple of million. It’s a shame. I’ll tell you what, it’s an organized crime family, as far as I’m concerned,” Trump continued.
On Friday afternoon, Trump smiled approvingly as a rally crowd in Ocala, Fla., chanted, “Lock him up!”
The chant was reprised Friday night, at Trump’s rally in Macon, Ga.
“The Biden family is a criminal enterprise — Frankly it makes crooked Hillary Clinton look like an amateur,” Trump told the cheering Georgia crowd.
“He goes to China,” Trump said of Joe Biden. “The kid follows him. Unfortunately, he left his laptop behind,” Trump added.
The Post has been running excerpts from Hunter’s laptop, including emails to his father. The owner of a Delaware repair shop has said the Macbook Pro laptop was dropped off there in April 2019 but was never retrieved.
In December 2013, Hunter Biden flew aboard Air Force Two with his then-veep father on an official visit to Beijing where Joe Biden reportedly met with Hunter’s Chinese partners. Ten days later, the troubled son’s firm struck a deal with a state-backed bank to create a $1 billion investment firm.
A massive trove of documents contained on Hunter’s hard drive showed the Democratic nominee’s son also stood to make more than $10 million a year for “introductions” as part of a deal with a Chinese firm.
Another smoking-gun email published Wednesday by The Post indicated Hunter Biden introduced his then-veep father to a Ukrainian gas executive. Said executive was, at the time, under investigation before Joe Biden pressured Ukrainian officials into firing a prosecutor who was investigating the company.
Trump made it very clear that he was particularly unhappy with ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos who didn’t ask Biden a single question about the explosive charges during his town hall in Pennsylvania on Thursday night.
“It was like softballs. This is the hottest subject there is. They didn’t ask him one question about corruption in the family. They didn’t ask him one question about how big tech is protecting him,” the president said in Tampa.