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It was unclear what Biden meant by the “vast majority of the intelligence people,” unless he was referring to Monday’s letter signed by 50 former intelligence officials – including ex-CIA chief John Brennan and former DNI James Clapper, of Russiagate infamy – saying that the emails allegedly found on the laptop had “all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation” but admitting they had no actual evidence to that effect.
Though he has not commented publicly on the laptop story, or the Senate Homeland Security report, Hunter Biden indirectly admitted he had leveraged his family name, in an interview a year ago.
“If your last name wasn’t Biden … do you think you would’ve been asked to be on the board of Burisma?” ABC News’ Amy Robach asked him, in October 2019.
“I don’t know. I don’t know. Probably not, in retrospect,” he replied. “But that’s – you know – I don’t think that there’s a lot of things that would have happened in my life if my last name wasn’t Biden.”
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