Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden circled the wagons Wednesday afternoon in light of an October surprise revelation the candidate may have, in 2015, been personally introduced to a controversial foreign business partner of his son, Hunter.
In a vague Wednesday statement to Politico, campaign spokesman Andrew Bates admonished reports on the topic, claiming no such meeting ever appeared on the then-vice president’s “official schedules.”
“The New York Post never asked the Biden campaign about the critical elements of this story,” Bates said. “They certainly never raised that Rudy Giuliani — whose discredited conspiracy theories and alliance with figures connected to Russian intelligence have been widely reported — claimed to have such materials.”
“Moreover, we have reviewed Joe Biden’s official schedules from the time and no meeting, as alleged by the New York Post, ever took place,” he added.
However, the campaign would not, according to Politico, “rule out the possibility that the former VP had some kind of informal