What to Know About Joe Biden's Son Hunter
Hunter Biden is caught at the center of an impeachment storm.
Joe Biden’s son Hunter is caught in the eye of the impeachment storm surrounding President Trump.
In 2014, when his father was vice president, Hunter Biden was appointed to the board of a Ukrainian natural gas company.
Trump allegedly pressured the Ukrainian government to investigate the Bidens' activities there in a call in July, a rough transcript of which was just released Wednesday.
The news sparked the announcement of an impeachment inquiry Tuesday from the House of Representatives.
Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for the president, told Fox News’ Laura Ingraham that Hunter made millions trading on his family name.
“He got put on the board of the most corrupt company in the Ukraine. I had the records of a $3 million laundered payment to Mr. Biden's son. I have the records, the dates!” Giuliani said.
Joe Biden denies any wrongdoing by him or his son.
Hunter Biden now lives in Los Angeles. He wed his second wife, Melissa, on the roof of the building where they live last May after a whirlwind 10-day romance. Despite the storm swirling around him and his business dealings, there was no sign of Hunter there Wednesday.
He has struggled all his life to match the accomplishments of his late brother, Beau Biden. Beau was a decorated war hero in Iraq. But in 2014, Hunter was discharged from the naval reserve for failing a drug test.
After Beau's death from brain cancer in 2015, Hunter and his wife of 24 years divorced.
Eyebrows were raised when he began dating his late brother's widow before they eventually split.
Then came his sudden marriage to Melissa. Just weeks after the marriage, he was hit with a paternity suit, filed by a 28-year-old woman from Arkansas. Hunter Biden denied the paternity allegation.
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