Biden’s son is appointed.
The date is May 13, 2014.
I urge you to click the link above and read what CNBC wrote there.
This article is a reality check. It was written by CNBC, or a news organization known to be friendly to Democrats, the Democratic Party and Democratic leaders. Therefore, if the news being reported is negative to a prominent Democrat, this will be the BEST view of that news for the subject. If you still come off bad here — as a prominent Dem, you’re guilty as all hell.
Note the list of facts the article collects, without any foreknowledge, that are damning.
- The announcement quotes Burisma as saying “…the younger Biden will be in charge of the company’s legal unit…” I’m not making that up. The first thing the official announcement lists as a responsibility for Hunter — is to be in charge of the company’s legal unit! This is astounding. It is astounding that the press, the FBI, the State Department, and the DOJ did not all have serious questions the next day for “the younger Biden.” How could a man of his limited legal experience and lack of legal experience in Ukraine possibly do this job? Not to mention the language barrier. And his location in the U.S. The article makes no mention and/or asks any questions about any of these problems although the author had warning they existed and we know this because the article itself states that there are concerns about the ethics of these type appointments.
2. “The release quoted Hunter Biden as saying that “my assistance in consulting the Company on matters of transparency, corporate governance and responsibility, international expansion and other priorities will contribute to the economy and benefit the people of Ukraine.” Remember why we are doing this. This is a reality check. If you are a Democrat and you read that sentence and you are disgusted that Hunter Biden held himself out to be an expert on transparency — then you not in the gripe of an anti-Trump mass hysteria called TDS or Trump derangement Syndrome. If you think Hunter is being framed or is being used by Trump — you are in the grip of a mass hysteria bubble, the likes of which, I have never witnessed.
3. The article continues (remember who wrote all this, Hunter’s friends) :
CNBC –“Large corporations frequently appoint well-connected marquee names of both major U.S. political parties as directors. Yet corporate governance experts are critical of the process, which can be fraught with conflicts of interests and the appearance of favoritism.
The arrangement raised questions about the propriety of his appointment, given the tense political standoff between Russia and the West over the future status of Ukraine, where fighting has resulted in the deaths of dozens of soldiers and civilians. Natural gas has factored heavily in tensions between Russia and Ukraine, both of which have political leadership that’s intertwined with their respective energy industries.
So, they knew. They knew this arrangement stunk, that the Biden’s were dirty already because of the MBNA thing — and they didn’t ask any questions — they were obligated to ask under the circumstances. I predict they take this page down eventually, as it is a monument to journalistic failure.
Here is there list of excuses for not doing their job, already published by them, on that day:
Proof CNBC knew they should ask, because there is a history:
CNBC– Until a few years ago, the younger Biden was a senior vice president for financial services giant MBNA—an arrangement that drew criticism during the 2008 elections for potential conflict of interests. As a senator, the elder Biden spearheaded legislation that would have affected MBNA’s business.
Proof they knew what current economic “Quid Pro Quo” that the Vice President was cooperating on:
CNBC — Meanwhile, Vice President Biden has been a vocal supporter of a cross-border European natural gas pipeline.
Then, an obligatory statement (by CNBC anyway) to distance the president:
CNBC — “Earlier Tuesday, White House spokesman Jay Carney referred questions on the appointment to the vice president’s office.
Then, a statement to play CYA, pretending that they did their job by asking some questions, then run the story without answers, and never follow up:
CNBC — “In response to an inquiry from CNBC, a spokesperson for the vice president said, “Hunter Biden is a private citizen and a lawyer. The vice president does not endorse any particular company and has no involvement with this company.”
A representative at Rosemont Seneca told CNBC that Biden was traveling and not immediately available for comment.
End of the reality check.
If this alarms you because it means the VP’s son was corrupted by a foreign energy company and it involved the Vice President, who is now running for president than you’re still sane.
If you think the Republicans are upset about nothing here, and that Trump should be impeached for wanting this looked at — You’ve been watching too much CNBC.