Beyond Obtuse – ABC’s Heavily Edited and Shaped Interview With Hunter Biden…

Amid the scandal of Joe Biden’s son receiving payments from business deals in Ukraine and China related to his family influence, ABC steps in to run defense with an exceptionally obtuse interview with Hunter Biden.

Either the interviewer doesn’t know anything about how Corporate Boards pay members and the structure of business ventures, partnerships, capital fee repayment, board fees etc; or the interviewer intentionally didn’t challenge some of these ridiculous obfuscations by Hunter Biden; perhaps both.

During the Chinese deal Hunter Biden was in a partnership. Hunter Biden paid $420,000 for a ten percent equity position (a “capital call”) in the new venture AFTER the Chinese invested $1.5 billion [a 10% equity purchase would be worth $150 million]. The partnership could then pay the board members “board fees” or “capital investment fees” as the investment matures. The big payout doesn’t come until after the investment matures and Biden -as a partner- then sells his equity position back. That payoff is coming.

So when Hunter Biden says he “hasn’t made a dime” off the China deal, that’s because the investment fund hasn’t matured yet. In essence, he’s fibbing; and counting on people not to know how this stuff works.

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Here’s part two:

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174 Responses to Beyond Obtuse – ABC’s Heavily Edited and Shaped Interview With Hunter Biden…

  1. jd says:

    Sounds like Hunter has a cold. Wonder if it’s snowing where he lives?

    Liked by 12 people

  2. Savannah Guthrie was tougher on the kid from Covington (after all the truth came out) than this lady was on Hunter. One was a child treated as an adult. The other, an adult, treated as a child.

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  3. Doppler says:

    Warren has been screaming for years about the no bankruptcy for credit card debt law carried by Biden while Hunter went on MBNA’s payroll. I doubt she’ll shy away from attacking Biden for that. If so, there’s always Tulsi Gabbard to skewer him.

    All in all, I think this interview won’t convince anyone, except some who will finally admit the MSM is camped in Big Lie mode. It does offer some meme lines though. My favorite: “this is not a family business.” At least the Clintons were honest about that.

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  4. ALLAN CRAIN says:

    ABC does a superb job of promoting Hunter as a victim of the unscrupulous President Trump and his corrupt family. Only ask the bare minimum questions

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    • thedoc00 says:

      No it was not the questions asked so much as attempts at editing the made for TV version down to the key exonerating talking points. Even they failed because poor Hunter still at least admitted he used Daddy’s name, with Daddy’s knowledge and permission, to make a bunch of money. I would hardly classify that is being too supportive of the victimhood angle.

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      • Lack is not all says:

        He was betrayed by his physique, she couldn’t overcome that. Degenerate genes in all senses.

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        • OW21 says:

          Lack – Yes, they even have the same teeth now! Biden’s are obviously dentures where Hunter probably has nice new porcelain crowns. They don’t help his case – he still comes across as a smarmy a-hole…

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    • CaptDMO says:

      Well, you know…..
      Softball IS based on underhanded pitches.

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  5. ALLAN CRAIN says:

    ABC does a superb job of promoting Hunter as a victim of the unscrupulous President Trump and his corrupt family. Only ask the bare minimum questions

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  6. I haven’t seen the entire interview. Can anyone tell me if the interviewer asked any specific questions about his dealings with Ukraine or China? Or just, “is there anything to it?” and just took his denial as gospel?

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  7. Perot Conservative says:

    So, just to make sure I’m not obtuse … you’re saying crack lawyer Hunter Biden and family could more or less pocket $159 Million smackers?

    [b]Interesting coincidence?[/b]

    Notice how this deal closely matches the $145 Million the Clinton Foundation pocketed from Russian sources?

    Who set this benchmark, the Chinese or Joe Biden?

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  8. Little Berkeley Conservative says:

    Pelosi and family paid One dollar aka one hundred pennies for the biggest real estate deal of the century in San Francisco.

    Involved: Laurence Pelosi, little Paul Pelosi, Lennar, Nancy Pelosi, Di Chi Fi, Gavin Pelosi Newsom (Mayor San Franfeces)

    https://sfbayview.com/2018/04/the-strange-silence-of-rep-pelosi-and-sen-feinstein-over-the-1-billion-us-fraud-scandal-with-tetra-tech-at-hunters-point-naval-shipyard/

    It was a superfund site, but Nancy will make sure Navy pays to clean up her little development!

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  9. Don McAro says:

    Now we know where good Ole Hunter has been Hiding.. He’s been at Joes Dentist c=getting them “Crack” teeth all nice and new

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    • OW21 says:

      Don – ain’t that the truth. Those things come at you like a couple of high beam lights.

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    • Austin Holdout says:

      Isn’t it meth that eats the finish from the teeth. I thought cocaine just destroyed your nose. I get my info from reliable sources like NCIS Los Angeles 😀

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  10. Janice says:

    Hunter is not clean or he sill soon be using again. Everyone in recovery knows the biggest part of staying in recovery is honesty. I didn’t see that here.

    Liked by 5 people

    • legtingle says:

      I really take no pleasure in saying that I agree with you and see something very troubling in this guy. He looks on the edge. I think very little of he and his father, but don’t wish what I think is going to happen to him on them. His eyes look off. Looks too far gone for rehab, but maybe that is his only option now.

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  11. JuzSayn says:

    So lunch bucket Joe and his idiot boy are just fine with making 150 Million off the Chinese? And Democrats are OK with this also.

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  12. Rockindubya says:

    WordPress strikes again….

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  13. SJ says:

    The $150 million number is not right. The $1.5 billion would be considered assets under management (AUM) by the private equity firm. The firm would then earn fees based on performance and AUM. A typical fee structure would be 2% of AUM and 20% of profits. In that case, the firm would earn $30 million/year based on a $1.5 billion investment and an additional, let’s say, $21 million based on 7% growth. So about $50 million a year in fees or $5 million/year to Hunter Biden (less expenses, etc.). Obviously still a ridiculous sweetheart deal for only ~$400,000 buy-in, but let’s make sure we’re accurate with the facts.

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  14. ATheoK says:

    “So when Hunter Biden says he “hasn’t made a dime” off the China deal, that’s because the investment fund hasn’t matured yet. In essence, he’s fibbing; and counting on people not to know how this stuff works.”

    While hunter biden laughs all of the way to the bank… Born evil through and through.

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  15. hudsonthedog says:

    Hunter is the epitome of the real “privaledge” in this country. The fact that he is white is a coincidence. The fact that he is a child of a powerful politician is not.

    Isn’t a rich white guy that never earned his position thet kind of guy that lefties used to hate? When did that change?

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  16. Heika says:

    Wow… body language, at 5:27 when she asks him about the China deal. He covers his face…with his hands, then when he pulls them away he is BRIGHT RED in the face. Go take a look at that ! That is the big one, right there

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  17. Looked at the list of his rehab attempts and relapses ,unbelievable actually , I had no idea it was so bad.- this guy’ s brain must be fried – alcohol and serious drugs and relapses go right up to 2017 – how this guy found any time to be on boards etc , he was too busy rehabbing and relapsing and these were down the drain relapses . How could anybody seriously consider him for anything . He was doing all this while Joe was VP and only one incident you really heard about was the Navy – he flunked the cocaine drug testing on the FIRST DAY of his reserve duty. Unfreakin believable

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  18. Louisiana Tea Rose says:

    Just watched Sen Graham interview when Bret asked him what he thought about the Hunter Biden thing, Graham said he was waiting for the FISA report to be revealed.

    Been sitting here trying to figure out WTF he’s talking about. Anyone???

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  19. Rynn69 says:

    So Robert Wolf – yeah, I know, you say “who?” – goes on Fox Business and says the Joe Biden situation is debunked. You media wish it were. There is no media blackout, spin, or false news that can hide this, try as you might.

    Biden is a crook, his kid is a crook and the Swamp crooks in D.C. is being exposed for all their get-rich-quick-by-selling-out-America schemes. ers?

    Foolish move to go after Rudy Giuliani because it is now clear, without a doubt, the MSM/Swamp/Deep State have weaponized the government to desperately cover their crimes and corruption.

    Seth Rich was desperate. Jeffrey Epstein was desperate. The Russia hoax BS and Mueller was desperate. The emoluments play was desperate. The 25th Amendment debacle was desperate. The Ukraine call was desperate. Y’all lookin’ very, very desperate.

    Barr better get this right. If he doesn’t, PDJT needs to get rid of Barr and absolutely demolish these parasites in his second term. They go scorched Earth, we go scorched Earth. Bring it. The MAJORITY of America is behind this President – that’d be in the region of 70-75%. No matter how the media tries to make it appear the left has a bigger following.

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  20. Linus in W.PA. says:

    Well, now we can see that Hunter Biden is just an every day, normal guy trying to get through life.

    We can also see that ABC is a stand-up organization just trying to get the facts out there.

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  21. jeans2nd says:

    My cynical side seems to be taking over the conversation.
    Quid Pro Joe started and runs his campaign as “The Guy Who Can Beat Trump.”
    Heck, even Quid Pro Joe’s wife used that as a “vote for my husband” selling point.

    Crooked Clinton started Russiagate as her response to a poll question saying her weakest point was giving Russia 20% of our uranium reserves, plus all the Russian money donated to her, her husband, and her foundation.

    Quid Pro Joe’s weakest point is his unethical and possibly criminal dealings in Ukraine.
    What to do?

    Start Ukrainegate.

    Ukrainegate is identical to the Russiagate playbook. Investigate Pres Trump, in secret, just like Crooked’s Russiagate. Quid Pro Joe comes out swinging, to protect his honor and his Poor Misunderstood Child. Poor Misunderstood Child grants an interview and appears a pitiable child. Quid Pro Joe and Quid Pro Joe’s Poor Misunderstood Child are absolved of any alleged and/or apparent wrongdoing,
    Orange Man Bad is dirtied up again.

    Will the circle be unbroken
    Bye and bye, Lord, bye and bye

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  22. MaineCoon says:

    Hunter Biden is seriously ill — major mental health issues and addiction. Jill Biden has her doctorate. She taught English and reading in high schools for 13 years, and also taught adolescents with emotional disabilities at a psychiatric hospital (Wiki) and been his step-mom since he was 7.

    Instead of running for President, Biden and his wife Jill should intervene with Hunter before he loses his 2nd son to drugs, overdose, or worse – potentially suicide.

    What more does he have to do for someone in his family to intervene?

    He’s in denial and they are excusing and condoning bad behavior – affair with deceased brother’s wife comes to mind.

    This is a very, very sick family. Every single one of them.

    Our country does not deserve any Biden anywhere near any one of us – much less sitting in the Oval Office.

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    • mugzey302 says:

      Judging by Joe’s disgusting groping behavior of children and women on Cspan, it’s probably very likely that any female friends brought home by any of his children would get the same “attention” . That would scar a kid for life, I’m sure.

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  23. Bob Parker says:

    Hunted Biden & Dad Quid Pro Joe (from Rush today’s show) are simply going down & will be put away for a nice, long time.

    Heck they might get to share digs in the Barak Obama wing @ Gitmo.

    The ONLY question is how long it will take for the prosecution to happen.

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  24. Bill Dumanch says:

    Say it “nicer”. In leather.
    With gravy…

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  25. meadowlarkspring says:

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  26. CNN_sucks says:

    Druggist talking about ethics? I don’t listen to snorting cocaine piece of $hit.

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  27. distracted2 says:

    You can’t put lipstick on a pig. Just saying.

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