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Thu Sep 26, 2019, 02:51 PM

4 Pinocchios for Trump's claims about Hunter Biden's China dealings

The president says Hunter Biden “walked out of China with $1.5 billion in a fund” and earned “millions” of dollars from the deal. There is no evidence to support those claims.
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The supposed size of the China fund — $1.5 billion — comes courtesy of “Secret Empires,” a 2018 book by conservative author Peter Schweizer, who earlier had targeted Hillary Clinton in the book “Clinton Cash.” The Fact Checker spent a lot of time in the 2016 campaign chasing down dubious claims touted by Schweizer, such as about the Uranium One deal.

Affiliates of the advisory firm had said they planned to raise $1.5 billion, but it appears the fundraising fell far short of that.

“To date, Mr. Biden has not received any return or compensation on account of this investment or his position on the board of directors,” Mesires told The Fact Checker after Trump’s remarks with Zelensky. “The characterization of Mr. Biden as owning a $1.5 billion private equity firm funded by the Chinese, or suggesting that Mr. Biden has earned millions of dollars from the firm is a gross misrepresentation of Mr. Biden’s role with BHR.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/09/26/trumps-false-claims-about-hunter-bidens-china-dealings/

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Reply 4 Pinocchios for Trump's claims about Hunter Biden's China dealings (Original post)
SunSeeker Sep 2019 OP
Newest Reality Sep 2019 #1
SunSeeker Sep 2019 #3
dhill926 Sep 2019 #2
Gothmog Sep 2019 #4
SunSeeker Sep 2019 #5

Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 03:01 PM

1. Really,

he deserves the Mega-Meta-Pinocchio Award. Nothing else can fit the bill.

He probably knows more about Pinocchio than almost anybody else...now, that foreign, Geppetto guy, well, bad one...really bad...he's the real liar! No noses!

He likes awards!

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Response to Newest Reality (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 03:02 PM

3. Finally, an award he deserves!

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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 03:02 PM

2. but taken as gospel by his drooling minions....

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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 07:15 PM

4. Former Ukraine prosecutor says Hunter Biden "did not violate anything"




A former top Ukrainian prosecutor, whose allegations were at the heart of the dirt-digging effort by Rudolph W. Giuliani, said Thursday he believed that Hunter Biden did not run afoul of any laws in Ukraine.

“From the perspective of Ukrainian legislation, he did not violate anything,” former Ukrainian prosecutor general Yuri Lutsenko told The Washington Post in his first interview since the disclosure of a whistleblower complaint alleging pressure by President Trump on Ukraine’s president, Volodymr Zelensky.

Lutsenko’s comments about Hunter Biden — which echo what he told Bloomberg News in May — were significant, because Trump and his personal attorney Giuliani have sought to stir up suspicions about both Hunter and former vice president Joe Biden’s conduct in Ukraine in recent weeks. Joe Biden is leading Trump in many opinion polls ahead of the 2020 election.

Hunter Biden has denied any wrongdoing, and there is no evidence he was involved in any lawbreaking in his work in Ukraine with the country’s largest private gas company.

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #4)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 11:44 PM

5. Yep. Everything Trump is accusing the Bidens of is a lie.

And is projection.

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