White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said during Friday’s press conference that keeping the identities of those who purchase Hunter Biden’s artwork a secret provides “quite a level of protection and transparency.”
Psaki was asked the question by CBS News reporter Weijia Jiang in response to a report from The Washington Post on Thursday that said that the Biden administration helped craft a deal where the owner of a New York art gallery will sell Hunter Biden’s artwork and that the identities of those who are purchasing the artwork will be kept secret. The move by the administration was slammed by former President Barack Obama’s top ethics official.
When asked if the White House played any role in crafting the deal, Psaki did not dispute the claim, responding: “Well, I can tell you that after careful consideration, a system has been established that allows for Hunter Biden to work in his profession within reasonable safeguards.”
“Of course, he has the right to