On Wednesday, when approached by a reporter from Fox News who asked him about the Biden family’s dealings with China, Jim Biden, the younger brother of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, refused to answer, saying, “I don’t want to comment about anything.”
“Asked if he cared to answer questions, Biden said: ‘Nope,’” Fox News reported.
The Maryland home where the reporter queried Biden is linked to him in public records, Fox News reported. Jim Biden co-founded Sinohawk with Joe Biden’s son Hunter; other people who helped create the company included Rob Walker, James Gilliar, and former Navy lieutenant and businessman Tony Bobulinski.
This week, Bobulinski told Fox News that Joe Biden’s claims of ignorance regarding Hunter’s business deals infuriated him, claiming he was introduced to Joe Biden as his business partner. Bobulinski said he met Joe Biden in Los Angeles on May 2 and 3, 2017. The meeting, he said, was set up by Hunter and Jim Biden. Following those meetings, Bobulinski went to Los Angeles’ Peninsula Hotel to meet with Jim.
The Daily Wire reported:
Bobulinski says that he met with Joe Biden at a conference and that he met afterward with Jim Biden for two hours at the Peninsula Hotel, where Jim Biden “walked through his history, in his own words, stating with all the work and effort he did to get Joe Biden elected initially in Delaware and then through the family history and the role that he had played in it.”
Bobulinski said that he was skeptical of what was going on because of his high-level security clearance as a military official and his knowledge about needing to report gifts.
“And I’m thinking about the Biden family, like, how are they doing this? I know Joe decided not to run in 2016, but what if he ran in the future? Aren’t they taking political risk or headline risk?” Bobulinski continued. “And I remember looking at Jim Biden and saying, ‘How are you guys getting away with this, like, aren’t you concerned?'”
Bobulinski said, “He looked at me and he laughed a little bit and said, ‘plausible deniability.'”
On Wednesday night, Fox News host Tucker Carlson released new alleged audio recordings from reported Biden family business partners worried that the Hunter Biden laptop-email controversy would get into the media and be verified, thus blowing up “big time.”
“You’re are about to hear Rob Walker and James Gilliar, those are two of the Biden family’s business partners, on a call with Tony Bobulinski,” Carlson said. “They’re discussing how very worried they are that this story, the one we’re talking about now, would emerge into the press, that it would become public. And they wanted to figure out how to handle the fallout from that. This audio is very new.”
Carlson played alleged audio files with this exchange :
Rob Walker: I just think that if somebody comes out now and verifies the story, it blows up big time. That’s all.
James Gilliar: We’ve got this situation now where it’s escalating again because somebody, allegedly one of us three, has qualified the story, and already it’s back on the front pages.