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Paternity Test Is More Bad News for Hunter Biden

Lunden Roberts says he fathered their child

(Newser) - Someone get Joe Biden an aspirin—his son is back in the news. This time it's about a court motion saying Hunter Biden fathered a child with an Arkansas woman and owes her child support, People reports. "DNA testing has established with scientific certainty that the defendant is... More »

Rapper Plays Key Role in Sondland's Testimony

Mention of ASAP Rocky jogs the ambassador's memory

(Newser) - Gordon Sondland has retrieved lost memories yet again—this time thanks to a rapper whose work includes songs like "Wassup" and "Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2," Slate reports. Testifying Wednesday on Capitol Hill, the US ambassador to the European Union mentioned a July 26 phone call he... More »

Trump Sent This Guy on a 'Secret Mission,' Sources Say

Lev Parnas was apparently working for 'the big guy'

(Newser) - "Parnas." Adjust cufflink. "Lev Parnas." Yes, the Soviet-born businessman and Rudy Giuliani associate apparently thought he was on a secret mission for President Trump to persuade Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. "Parnas viewed the assignment as a great crusade,"... More »

Giuliani Butt-Dials Journo: 'We Need a Few Hundred Thousand'

NBC News' Rich Schapiro got not one, but 2 accidental calls from Trump's personal attorney

(Newser) - The Washington Post calls it "the butt dial heard round the world," courtesy of Rudy Giuliani. NBC News reporter Rich Schapiro relays the president's personal attorney recently called him accidentally not once, but twice—the first time on Sept. 28 while Schapiro was at a relative's... More »

Early Ukrainian Meeting Was All Trump and Rudy

Volodymyr Zelensky was worried about US pressure back in May, insiders say

(Newser) - More than two months before the phone call that launched the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, Ukraine's newly elected leader was already worried about pressure from the US president to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden. Volodymyr Zelensky gathered a small group of advisers on May 7 in Kyiv... More »

Official: I Tried to Warn Biden

George Kent says he worried about the optics of Burisma

(Newser) - A career diplomat says he voiced concerns about Joe Biden's son, but to little effect. In closed-door testimony this week, George Kent told congressional investigators he'd warned the office of then-Vice President Biden about his son's position at a Ukrainian energy company, sources tell the Washington Post... More »

Hunter Biden: 'I Don't Feed Bullies'

But candidate's son regrets making his father vulnerable to attacks

(Newser) - In an interview with ABC News airing Tuesday, Hunter Biden emerges from the low profile he's been keeping to defend himself and his father. The message he repeats: He has done nothing unethical in his overseas business dealings, particularly in his role on a Ukraine gas company's board.... More »

Hunter Biden Makes Promise Should His Father be Elected

No more foreign work under a President Biden, his son says

(Newser) - Hunter Biden said Sunday that he won't do any work for foreign companies if his father is elected president. In the meantime, he's quitting the board of a company backed by the Chinese government, Bloomberg reports. "He never anticipated the barrage of false charges against both him... More »

Trump Really Hammers Mitt

Romney's criticism of the president had an effect, apparently

(Newser) - President Trump is really going after Mitt Romney. In tweets on Sunday, the president kept hammering the Utah senator after calling for his impeachment the day before, Fox News reports. "The Democrats are lucky that they don’t have any Mitt Romney types," Trump tweeted . "They may... More »

Trump: China Should Look at the Bidens, Too

President accuses VP's son of shady dealings, though a fact-checker disagrees

(Newser) - President Trump got into political hot water by suggesting that Ukraine investigate Joe and Hunter Biden. On Thursday, he not only doubled down, he made a similar request of China. "Likewise, China should start an investigation into the Bidens," the president told reporters, per Politico . "Because what... More »

What Hunter Biden Really Did

His work at a Ukrainian natural-gas company was 'socially acceptable corruption,' says the Atlantic

(Newser) - Just what did Joe Biden's son do in Ukraine? Reporters are revisiting the question as Democrats continue their impeachment probe of President Trump. After all, Trump is accused of pressuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky into investigating Hunter Biden's activities there. In what the Atlantic wryly calls "socially... More »

Trump: We'll Release Transcript of Phone Call

President says it will be out Wednesday

(Newser) - Will Wednesday bring answers to the Ukraine controversy? President Trump tweeted Tuesday afternoon that he has authorized release of "the complete, fully declassified and unredacted transcript of my phone conversation with President Zelensky of Ukraine." He added that it will prove the call was "totally appropriate."... More »

Report: Ukraine at Crux of Whistleblower Complaint

Giuliani denies, then admits asking country to investigate Joe Biden

(Newser) - More details on the whistleblower complaint from an intelligence official about President Trump are beginning to emerge—and they include a possible connection to the 2020 election. Sources tell the Washington Post that the complaint centers on Ukraine and may involve a call to the country's president that House... More »

Biden's Son Explains Relations With His Brother's Widow

'We shared a specific kind of grief' he says of since-ended relationship

(Newser) - A feature in the New Yorker has a simple but provocative headline: "Will Hunter Biden Jeopardize His Father's Campaign?" The piece by Adam Entous details what's behind that question: controversies over Hunter's business life—including foreign deals while his father was vice president—as well as... More »

Hunter Biden Splits From Beau's Widow: Report

Couple had been dating since early 2017

(Newser) - The surprise romance has come to an end: Hunter Biden has reportedly split from Hallie Biden—the widow of his late brother, Beau—after two years of dating . Though Hallie gave no comment to Page Six , sources tell the outlet that the break is "amicable." Beau Biden died... More »

Hunter Biden's Wife: He Blew Money on Drugs, Prostitutes

TMZ obtains copy of her divorce filing

(Newser) - The already surprising news of Hunter Biden getting together with late brother Beau's widow , Hallie, gets even weirder now that TMZ has obtained divorce documents filed by Hunter's soon-to-be-ex-wife, Kathleen. Her divorce filing reveals that they had an agreement Hunter would not engage in some unnamed conduct (the... More »

Beau Biden's Widow Has Surprising New Partner

Hallie Biden is in a relationship with Beau's younger brother

(Newser) - Strange but apparently true: Beau Biden's widow is now in a relationship with Beau's younger brother, Hunter Biden. “Hallie and I are incredibly lucky to have found the love and support we have for each other in such a difficult time," Hunter tells Page Six . Hunter... More »

Joe Biden and Son Talk Fast Cars and Family

'Popular Mechanics' interview offers glimpse into their tight-knit family

(Newser) - Father's Day is still a few weeks away, but that didn't stop Joe Biden and his son Hunter from waxing about father-son relationships and other family-themed topics for Popular Mechanics . The exclusive interview, titled "Things My Father Taught Me," touched on everything from how they bond... More »

Biden Son Kicked Out of Navy for Cocaine Use

Hunter Biden flunked Navy Reserve drug test

(Newser) - A big embarrassment for the Biden clan: Joe Biden's younger son was kicked out of the Navy after testing positive for cocaine last year, sources tell the Wall Street Journal . Hunter Biden, now 44, applied to join the Navy Reserve at the age of 42 and was commissioned as... More »

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