Does anyone think that dear old Hunter didn’t talk to dear old dad? Can you imagine how this looks to the world? Isn’t it even better that we learned this from Russia. This of course confirms that our interest in Ukraine is for the energy. At least that will be the accepted story. How about Nigeria? Yes, another great energy rich country. Two posts today. Here we go:
Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, has accepted a position with Ukraine’s largest private gas producer, but that in no way means the White House signed off on or endorses his hiring, presidential spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday. (Chuckle time)
Burisma Holdings announced Tuesday that Hunter Biden, Biden’s youngest son, would serve on the company’s board of directors.
The Moscow Times first reported the news on Tuesday. Burisma Holdings announced that Hunter Biden, Biden’s youngest son, would serve on the company’s board of directors. The company in a news release on its website said Hunter Biden will be in charge of the Burisma’s legal unit and will “provide support” among international organizations.
In a statement published Monday on its website, Burisma Holdings announced Hunter Biden would join its board of directors and head the company’s legal unit.
“As a new member of the board, I believe that my assistance in consulting the company on matters of transparency, corporate governance and responsibility, international expansion and other priorities will contribute to the economy and benefit the people of Ukraine,” Hunter Biden said in the statement.
“Hunter Biden is a private citizen and a lawyer,” she said. “The vice president does not endorse any particular company and has no involvement with this company. For any additional questions, I refer you to Hunter’s office.”
A spokeswoman for Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, a national law firm based in New York where Hunter Biden works, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Amid the escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia in recent weeks, the European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, has tried to step in to try to prevent Russia from halting natural gas shipments to Ukraine unless it pays $3.5 billion in debts. Read more at the Washington Examiner