President Biden on Thursday warmly welcomed to the White House Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, whose family — like Biden’s own — is accused of shady overseas business ventures.
Kenyatta and six relatives recently were exposed in the so-called Pandora Papers leak as owners of 13 offshore companies, one of which holds $30 million in assets.
Neither man addressed the scandal during a brief press availability in the Oval Office.
“I’m delighted to have you here,” Biden told Kenyatta.
The Kenyan president said in English, “President Biden in a former life visited Kenya where we had an opportunity to meet when he was vice president… and it’s really a great pleasure and honor to see you again.”
The closest Biden came to mentioning corruption