Hunter Biden, the son of President Biden, said in a new interview that he is “100%” certain that he will “exempt any misconduct” from the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation of his taxes.
Hunter Biden told CBS News correspondent Tracy Smith that he was “fully cooperating.”
Hunter Biden said: “I am absolutely certain that at the end of the investigation I will be 100% sure that I will not have any wrongdoing.” He added, “All I can do is to cooperate and trust in the process.”
Hunter Biden confirmed last year that the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Delaware was investigating his taxes.
He said in a December statement: “I firmly believe that a professional and objective review of these issues will prove that I have handled my affairs legally and appropriately, including benefiting from professional tax advisors.”
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The Associated Press quoted a source who asked not to be named as saying that the source was familiar with the Department of Justice’s investigation. Last year it reported that the subpoena was issued to seek documents from Hunter Biden about the Ukrainian gas company Burisma.
At the time it was not clear whether the investigator was looking for information about Hunter Biden’s work at the company or evaluating his source of income.
Hunter Biden (Hunter Biden) joined Burisma’s board of directors in 2014, when his father served as the vice president of former President Obama (Obama) and was a key figure in the Ukrainian government’s policy in Ukraine. A report by Republicans in the Senate last year found no evidence that Biden’s work had a direct impact on Ukrainian policy at the time.
Hunter Biden told CBS News that he didn’t think he “made a mistake to occupy a seat on the board”, but he said, “He made a mistake in underestimating the way I was used. “.
He said: “What I know is that there is no investigative agency. A serious reporter has ever been accused of drawing conclusions about what I did wrong, or what my father did wrong.”
Hunter Biden also talked about his drug history in extensive interviews. CBS noted that he recalled a period after his brother Beau Biden’s death in 2015, when he was drinking vodka.
Hunter Biden also reviewed an interaction with his father, who was the vice president of the company at the time.
Hunter Biden said: “So he kind of gave up the Secret Service and figured out a way to get into the house.” “I said,’What are you doing?’ He said, “My dear, what are you doing? I said: “Dad, I’m fine. He said: “You are not good.” “
He also discussed his drug history and told CBS: “I spent more time picking up rugs on my hands and knees, smoking something even a bit like cocaine.”
“I must smoke more Parmesan cheese than anyone you know, I’m sure, Tracy! I mean, I haven’t slept for 13 consecutive days, and I only smoked and drank vodka during the whole process. “He continued.
This interview was a few days before the release of Hunter Biden’s book “The Beautiful Things” on Tuesday.