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PSAKI says Joe Biden and his son Hunter ‘weren’t office mates’


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White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday denied previous reports that Biden hunter and his father, President Biden, were “office mates.”

Asked by Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy about “evidence that the president, at one time, was an office colleague with Hunter and his brother Jim here in DC,” Psaki said the information were “not accurate”.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks with reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on April 6, 2022 in Washington, DC.
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HUNTER BIDEN ASKED FOR KEYS FOR NEW ‘OFFICE MATES’ JOE BIDEN, CHINESE ‘EMISSARY’ TO CEFC PRESIDENT, EMAILS SHOW

Hunter Biden requested in 2017 that keys be made for his new “office mates”, listing his father, Jill Biden, and uncle Jim Biden, for the space he planned to share with an “emissary” for a chairman of a Chinese energy company, according to an email obtained by Fox News.

PSAKI says Joe Biden and his son Hunter ‘weren’t office mates’

Joe Biden hugs his son Hunter Biden after addressing the nation from the Chase Center on November 7, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.
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A September 20, 2017 email obtained by Fox News shows Hunter asking for keys for Joe and Jill Biden, as well as Jim Biden, for the space he planned to share with an ’emissary’ for a company president. Chinese energy. The email was sent to the general manager, Cecilia Browning, at Sweden House – a building in Washington, DC, which contains several office suites and a number of embassies.

“Please make keys available to new office mates: Joe Biden, Jill Biden, Jim Biden,” the email reads, with the subject “507.”

In the email, Hunter Biden also asks for the keys of Gongwen Dong, whom he describes as an “emissary” of Ye Jianming, the chairman of CEFC Chinese Energy Co.

PSAKI says Joe Biden and his son Hunter ‘weren’t office mates’

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily briefing in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC on April 6, 2022.
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“I would like the office sign to reflect the following,” he continued, asking “The Biden Foundation” and “Hudson West (CEFC US).”

“The lease will remain under my business name Rosemont Seneca,” he continued, providing details of Dong and Ye, who he called “my partner,” along with their contact details.

Joe Biden has repeatedly denied being involved in his son’s business dealings.

Fox News’ Brooke Singman and Adam Shaw contributed to this article.

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