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WATCH: Psaki Snaps After Being Asked About Book On Hunter Biden’s Laptop, Chinese Investments

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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki talks to reporters during the daily press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on December 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Psaki announced that the United States will not be sending any government officials to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing due to China's human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region
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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki refused to answer questions on Monday about matters related to President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, including a newly released book and his foreign investments.

“Shortly after President Biden’s virtual meeting with the Chinese President, the First Son’s attorney said that he has finally divested from a Chinese investment fund controlled by state-owned entities,” the reporter began. “I was hoping you could commit to basic transparency about that transaction, including the name of the buyer, the dollar amount, and the timing.”

“And the second question is: My colleague Miranda Devine has a new book out called the ‘Laptop From Hell,’ and I was hoping that you could confirm that the laptop is indeed authentic and not Russian disinformation, as you seemed to suggest on Twitter last year,” he continued.

“Well, on the first, the President’s son is not an employee of the federal government, so I’d point you to his representatives,” Psaki said. “And as it relates to the book, I have neither had the time nor interest in exploring or reading the book. Go ahead, Tina.”

The reporter tried to get Psaki to answer the question but Psaki repeatedly talked over him, refused to answer, and insisted on calling on a different reporter.

WATCH:

TRANSCRIPT:

REPORTER: The Biden administration today put out a big report about addressing corruption. I want to ask you two quick and hopefully pretty easy questions about that. Shortly after President Biden’s virtual meeting with the Chinese President, the First Son’s attorney said that he has finally divested from a Chinese investment fund controlled by state-owned entities. I was hoping you could commit to basic transparency about that transaction, including the name of the buyer, the dollar amount, and the timing. And the second question is: My colleague Miranda Devine has a new book out called the ‘Laptop From Hell,’ and I was hoping that you could confirm that the laptop is indeed authentic and not Russian disinformation, as you seemed to suggest on Twitter last year.

JEN PSAKI, PRESS SECRETARY:  Well, on the first, the President’s son is not an employee of the federal government, so I’d point you to his representatives.  And as it relates to the book, I have neither had the time nor interest in exploring or reading the book. Go ahead, Tina.

REPORTER: But the First Son’s attorney —

PSAKI: Go ahead, Tina.

REPORTER: — didn’t give any information on the transaction.

MS. PSAKI:  I think I answered your question. Go ahead. You can go to the representative of the person who is not an employee of the federal government. 

Go ahead, Tina.

REPORTER: Yes, but he doesn’t give any information on that.

PSAKI:  I think we have to move on. Go ahead.

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