President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, reportedly played a pivotal role in securing a deal between the Democrat consulting firm Blue Star Strategies and the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.
In 2015, Burisma — where Hunter Biden raked in upwards of $50,000 per month in excess compensation despite no prior energy experience — hired Blue Star Strategies in a deal which Hunter Biden served as the primary conduit, according to the Washington Free Beacon Wednesday.
Citing emails from Hunter Biden’s laptop, the Free Beacon reported Hunter Biden wrote to Burisma executive Vadym Pozharski in 2015 encouraging Pozharski to hire Blue Star in effort to court U.S. suport for the Ukrainian company’s owner, Mykola Zlochevsky. At the time, Zlochevsky was under investigation by the United Kingdom for paying alleged bribes to secure drilling contracts.
Last fall, Senate investigators also accused Zlochevsky of paying a $7 million dollar bribe to the Ukrainian prosecutor general’s office to close other investigations in Ukraine and release