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Hunter Biden Reveals his Taxes are Under Federal Investigation

joe said that he is proud of his son for “emerging stronger” from what he said are “vicious personal attacks.” 

Um, no. Your son is engaging in criminal activity and your family benefits, big guy.

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Um, no. Your son is engaging in criminal activity and your family benefits, big guy.

Wait for the outcome of the investigation before making uninformed conclusions...

12 ( +31 / -19 )

Um, no. Your son is engaging in criminal activity and your family benefits, big guy.

Pure and utter speculation.

2 ( +26 / -24 )

Trump's "tax affairs" paid just $750 un 2017. The Art of the Tax Dodge.

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Hunter Biden Reveals his Taxes are Under Federal Investigation

He holds no political office, so is largely irrelevant. Do you know who else is under investigation from the IRS - the outgoing President of the United States.

10 ( +30 / -20 )

Oh, let see. What shall we use here?

Political witch-hunt? Trump's deep state? Trump getting revenge? A political hit job? Corrupt federal agency that can't be trusted? Angry Republicans?

How about Ivanka's statement about the investigation into her:

“This is harassment pure and simple. This ‘inquiry’ by NYC democrats is 100% motivated by politics, publicity and rage. They know very well that there’s nothing here and that there was no tax benefit whatsoever. These politicians are simply ruthless.”

Can we borrow that?

Nah, I'll just say what I've said for every investigation since Benghazi. Let the investigation play out and I'll accept the results, whatever they may be.

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I don't remember Hunter Biden being on the ballot or any suggest on his father's part that he was going to appoint Hunter to any office or position.

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This is amusing to say the least. Biden's son is under investigation, so Dem supporters say, "Look over there! Trump...something something snarl...Trump!"

You've been jumping up and down about Trump's family for years. Now the shoes is on the other foot, you don't like it. Let the courts do their work. I doubt Hunter Biden will come out of this with any integrity left intact, but let's just see.

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Hunter Biden Reveals his Taxes are Under Federal Investigation

joe said that he is proud of his son for “emerging stronger” from what he said are “vicious personal attacks.” 

Um, no. Your son is engaging in criminal activity and your family benefits, big guy.

Absolutely outrageous, I agree.

I demand that Joe Biden release his tax returns and promise to not staff his administration with his own children, just like every non corrupt President has.

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Um, no. Your son is engaging in criminal activity and your family benefits, big guy.

Bingo.

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You've been jumping up and down about Trump's family for years. Now the shoes is on the other foot, you don't like it.

We don't know the results of the investigation. But sure, if he has been up to no good and is guilty, then he should not receive special treatment.

I think most "on the left" feel this way. We don't like special favors and cronyism.

But let me ask you questions... Is Biden planning to employ his son at the White House? Have him sit along side him in photocalls with world leaders? Give him negotiating roles for which he is not qualified? Make hims a "special advisor?" Provide him with a government salary (funded by taxpayers?) Appoint him to manage this or that project?

The answer to all these questions is no, isn't it?

So how can you possibly compare Biden's son, who will be completely uninvolved in his father's administration, with the Trump family and their nepotistic appointments?

Are you really looking at these two situations and concluding "these are exactly the same, just with the roles reversed?"

Cannot you not see the difference here? Serious question.

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Political witch-hunt? Trump's deep state? Trump getting revenge? A political hit job? Corrupt federal agency that can't be trusted? Angry Republicans? 

Ok, but that’s not stopping the investigation into Hunter and the Dems

How about Ivanka's statement about the investigation into her:

“This is harassment pure and simple. This ‘inquiry’ by NYC democrats is 100% motivated by politics, publicity and rage. They know very well that there’s nothing here and that there was no tax benefit whatsoever. These politicians are simply ruthless.”

Hmmm....has nothing to do with Hunter, if Ivanka were under investigation for suspicious corrupt activities, we would have known about it.

Nah, I'll just say what I've said for every investigation since Benghazi. Let the investigation play out and I'll accept the results, whatever they may be.

Yes, let’s see.

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If there is any evidence that there was a crime then he should be investigated. Claims of it being a witchhunt is par for the course. And in the comments if you go against this rhetoric then be prepared to be mass shamed by expat Biden Simps. Who spend all day shaming trump supporters!

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Um, no. Your son is engaging in criminal activity and your family benefits, big guy.

Who cares? Biden is not the 46th President. Trump supporters can just keep crying.

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Wait for the outcome of the investigation before making uninformed conclusions...

Wait - Trump was guilty of collusion with Russia to steel the 2016 according to many posters here on JT. No one waited for the Mueller report. Heck- posters here still think Trump is guilty of collaborating with Putin to steal the election from Hillary. That’s what was posted here day in and day out. But Biden’s ex-con son gets the benefit of the doubt?

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But let me ask you questions... Is Biden planning to employ his son at the White House?

Biden’s son was convicted of a felony. He couldn’t get a security clearance.

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"Hunter Biden has long been a target of President Donald Trump and his allies, who have accused him of profiting off his political connections."

Accusing him of everything they've been caught doing out in the open.

This is just more flailing by the soon to be former President and his cronies.

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WolfpackToday  08:40 am JST

Wait for the outcome of the investigation before making uninformed conclusions...

Wait - Trump was guilty of collusion with Russia to steel the 2016 according to many posters here on JT. No one waited for the Mueller report. Heck- posters here still think Trump is guilty of collaborating with Putin to steal the election from Hillary. That’s what was posted here day in and day out. But Biden’s ex-con son gets the benefit of the doubt?

100% true....

We all are watching and reading these in the comment zone and the reports..

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This is going to be fun. Until Joe tries to stop it somehow.

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Plus eve Swalwell story. Witch hunt chickens coming home to roost

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Investigate, and if needs be, imprison, all tax dodgers. Be they Presidents ,or their families. Republican or Democrat.

You've been jumping up and down about Trump's family for years. Now the shoes is on the other foot, you don't like it.

I've seen this narrative crop up all over social media recently. It's the sore loser brigade, mustering up their forces for 4 years of revenge.

I mean, I guess, if they want to widen divisions and ultimately destroy the USA from within, they're doing a good job. It's just a shame to see so many people working against each other, than for each other.

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All people suspected of committing a crime should expect to be investigated.

No one is above the law - well one would hope in that bastion of democracy, fairness and justice.

So it's rather dismaying that this hullaballoo reaches a crescendo focusing on H. Biden, while deafening silence surrounds the unfathomable fiasco of Trump Incs shady acts - esp re taxes - over decades.

One is the son of a president elect with NO authority.

The other IS the president with substantial authority.

Agree to investigate H. Biden, then agree to an open airing of the corporate devices / methods of the incumbent. And his family's fingers in the global pie of wink, wink, nudge, nudge.

That's only fair.

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The vengeful Trump is treading on thin ice going after the President elect's son because after noon on January 20 he'll become a king with no clothes and during the past four years there have surely been enough crimes and misdemeanors committed to dress his whole crime family in orange. The investigation into Hunter's money-making will only be a side-show because... "The Best is yet to Come!"

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How is this Trump related? Hunter has been under investigation since 2018 by the Feds. Based on suspicious transaction reports made by a US bank. Anyhoo media and the Dems will do all they can to make this go away. Also not sure what else some people think is still to find about Orange and his family after 4 years of being investigated and subjected to accusations from all sides, none of which have n\been proven.

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This will put Republican Senators in a very awkward position during the Attorney General confirmation hearings. They'll have to somehow insist that an investigation into possible tax fraud by Hunter Biden must continue unimpeded but that investigating any member of the Trump family for tax fraud would be a partisan witch hunt that keeps the country from moving on.

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Toasted: I mean, I guess, if they want to widen divisions and ultimately destroy the USA from within, they're doing a good job.

It’s too late to worry about that now. Where were you the last four years of unfounded Russian collusion allegations that split and polarized the American people? Then supporting the BLM anti-American protests against the national anthem - that without a doubt destroyed any notion of national unity. From that the direct attacks on white Americans and direct allegations that all white people are secretly racist.

These unfounded and divisive attacks against whom President Obama and Hillary Clinton termed political enemies, are unfailingly going to rebound in return. The attacks you will see against Hunter Biden are karma. But let’s not forget that the FBI investigation against Biden’s son began even before he announced he was running for president. Given Biden’s hyper protectiveness of his “troubled” son it is crucially important for the equal protection of the law for another special counsel be named to prevent Biden’s future wingman AG from interfering with the investigation. There is of a very good possibility that the investigation could lead to Biden himself Hunters business partner provided evidence to the FBI that Biden was due 10% of the profits from the overseas deals. If so, if Biden didn’t pay taxes on that income then that is a crime.

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Bass: if Ivanka were under investigation for suspicious corrupt activities, we would have known about it.

?

She is under investigation. That was her statement after questioning for tax fraud a few weeks ago.

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Tax affairs

Smart people avoid tax. That’s what Trump and his supporters told us. I suppose even smarter people lie about releasing them.

Anyway, get to the bottom of this.

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The Mac shop repair guy who had a Hunter laptop shut up shop and left town.

Nothing to do with Hunter Biden, had any effect on the election outcome, has much as Trump and the republicans tried.

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Hunter was not the President, is not the President and probably will never be the President of USA.

So let the investigations take their course, if they are politically motivated we will know soon.

However trump is the President and we need to know about his taxes, his sources of income and the people he owes to. That should happen soon and it will be a blast!!!

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Where were you the last four years of unfounded Russian collusion allegations that split and polarized the American people? Then supporting the BLM anti-American protests against the national anthem - that without a doubt destroyed any notion of national unity. From that the direct attacks on white Americans and direct allegations that all white people are secretly racist.

Such posts are so full of dog whistles and far right tropes, it's hardly surprising they'll be called out on occasion.

The collusion allegations weren't entirely dismissed, as all Trump whiners know.

And everyone in the US has the right to protest against the blood-soaked flag and athem.

To deny this is anti-American. To ignore protests of racism is anti-American.

America has been divided for generations. The right seem to think everything was jolly once slavery ended. They need to read up on history - what actually happened during reconstruction, peonage, segregation, white supremacy etc.

The right don't like their bigotry being pointed out. So, they turn it on its head and blame those standing up for equality.

Is Biden going to change all that in 4 years?

Not a chance. There are too many on the right who do not posesss the strength or the will to give up their prejudices.

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However trump is the President and we need to know about his taxes, his sources of income and the people he owes to. That should happen soon and it will be a blast!!!

I do get the sense Trump supporters are feeding off scraps here.

A good dollop of conspiracy theory could make it into a substantial meal.

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Hunter Biden facing federal investigation over 'tax affairs'

Great news at last. Throw the book at him!

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Everybody knows Hunter Biden is a tax cheat, what else is new?

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Also note that this statement and Joe’s cynical “support” for Hunter was made by the Biden campaign. That is strange. Also doesn’t bode well for either of them as it must be serious and also means that the Dems made Joe do it. President Harris sooner than we think?

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As far as I know, Hunter Biden didn't run for President. Or did I miss something here?

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Trump hotel Washington DC charged the inaugural committee $ 175,000 for an event space, and $5,000 to another organization for the same space.

That looks like a crime for sure!!!

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We don't know the results of the investigation. But sure, if he has been up to no good and is guilty, then he should not receive special treatment.

I second the above.

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I guess Hunter must have had some business dealings with;

The Trump Organization which is under investigation for tax fraud....

Rudy Giuliani who is under investigation for campaign finance violations...

Hunter, you should do business with more respectable people...

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Why now?

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I guess with Trump trying to make a big exit, this is all to be expected.

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You've been jumping up and down about Trump's family for years.

and come Jan 20 NY prosecutors will be using their evidence in court against Trump in tax fraud investigations, for crimes before he was president. Now many may say oh but Trump was president so he wont be indicted even when he leaves office. well if that argument is true then Biden has no worry either, if they can provide any evidence of fraud. Team Trump really isnt very good at providing evidence in court

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Everybody knows Hunter Biden is a tax cheat, what else is new?

Certainly not the fact that there are not enough cells in the land to house all the egregious tax cheats of America from the self-confessed scofflaw, "Big Cheeto", down.

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President Harris sooner than we think?

why even if by a miracle they find evidence of Bidens crime, 1 federal crimes can be pardoned, cant indict a sitting president, cant impeach a president without the support of the house. and even by the tiny chance Biden is impeached, can be pardoned by Harris. hey just using all of team Trump logic.

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It will be their turn to extract political revenge for all the fake accusations that Trump was some sort of spy working for the Russians.

And the merry go round continues.

Revenge. Payback. Retribution.

Not reconciliation. That would be too much an ask.

Meanwhile, people are dying out there. And the ordinary folk, the marginalised, the poor and those who have lost everything (wait until all those upcoming evictions) are ground underfoot by the capitalist machine. Forever and ever.

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Only the beginning...

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Turnabout is fair play, as the old saying goes...

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Ivanka Trump is under investigation for misuse of $1 million of inauguration funds.

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Ivanka Trump is under investigation for misuse of $1 million of inauguration funds.

Ok? But that has nothing to do with Biden and Hunter has a bit more on his plate that he needs to answer for.

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If Hunter gets nailed, so be it. The Trump offspring don’t have a monopoly on profiting off dads name.

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Smart people avoid tax. That’s what Trump and his supporters told us.

Doesn't seem to apply to Hunter.

I suppose even smarter people lie about releasing them. 

Dorsey, Zuckerberg, Pichai would know...

Anyway, get to the bottom of this

I agree.

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It's time to get rid of the elite, be they Republican or Democrat.

No more billions spent on campaigning. It's obscene, when all that money could be put to good use in hospitals, the homeless, the hungry etc.

The politics of the rich has rewarded only the rich. This has to end.

Jail the guilty, regardless of their politics and confiscate their ill-gotten gains.

Just to clarify; when I say get rid of - I'm not advocating violence. I'm advocating peaceful class war and a tearing down of such structures that perpetuate servitude for the working classes and the marginalised.

America deserves better. The whole world deserves better.

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If Hunter gets nailed, so be it. The Trump offspring don’t have a monopoly on profiting off dads name.

Well, Ivanka doesn’t have to worry even remotely of working for a foreign entity and being on the board as a CEO of a company with zero experience, she should pass through this now butter through an English muffin.

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Don’t worry Bass, you’re not going to find any sympathy for Hunter from me. Dems (and their progeny) are certainly capable of being “ethically challenged”

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Rather Bass, probably dislike him more than you do, as his corrupt ass is providing an excuse for your side to “liberate” us from the evils of representative democracy

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He holds no political office, so is largely irrelevant.

Not so fast.. Biden Sr was VP for 8 yrs, this investigation will definitely look into Hunter financial dealing's among others during that period.. this is going to get very interesting.

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this is going to get very interesting.

Yeah, for those branches of History, Political Science and sociology who focus on understanding the collapse of representative democracy.

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what "tax affairs"?

if guy is criminal lock him in jail for good.

what is difference if he is Biden or not?

if he is innocent -than he can sleep well right?

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