EXCLUSIVE: ‘You need a safe harbor – I can work with your father alone!’ The telling text Jim Biden sent to nephew Hunter suggests Joe WAS in on their business plans after scathing article appeared linking connection to corrupt Chinese energy deal
- Texts from Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop reveal uncle Jim Biden messaged him saying, ‘you need a safe harbor’ and ‘I can work with you[r] father alone!’
- The conversation happened two weeks after a 2018 New York Times story exposed Hunter’s connections to corrupt Chinese oil firm CEFC
- The text messages are the latest in growing evidence tying Joe Biden to Hunter’s shady overseas business deals
Newly unearthed text messages suggest President Joe Biden may have been involved in his son and brother’s business deals with the Chinese, DailyMail.com can reveal.
Two weeks after a 2018 New York Times story exposed Hunter Biden‘s connections to a corrupt Chinese Communist Party-linked oil firm CEFC, his uncle Jim Biden texted him saying: ‘you need a safe harbor’ and ‘I can work with you[r] father alone!’
The text messages, saved on Hunter’s abandoned laptop, are the latest in a growing body of evidence tying the President to Hunter’s shady overseas business deals.
Last June DailyMail.com uncovered a voicemail from Joe to his son recorded the night the Times story was published, telling Hunter he read the piece and saying ‘I think you’re clear’.
The content of the voicemail indicates Joe was not being truthful when he repeatedly claimed he never discussed Hunter’s overseas business with his son.
A partner in Hunter and Jim’s $10 million deal with CEFC, Tony Bobulinski, has claimed that Joe was part of it, and that an email on Hunter’s laptop allocating ‘10% held by H for the Big Guy’ referred to Joe’s equity share.
Bobulinski also revealed text messages showing Hunter and other partners appearing to refer to his father’s involvement in the Chinese energy deal.
The texts from Jim, 73, newly uncovered by DailyMail.com, bolster the claims that Joe not only knew about his son’s and brother’s foreign venture; he may also have been involved in it.
The Times story, published on December 12, 2018, reported that CEFC Chairman Ye Jianming had been arrested in China, and that his deputy Patrick Ho – whom Hunter referred to as the ‘f***ing spy chief of China’ in a recording on his laptop – had also been convicted of bribery in the US.
The story detailed Ye’s influence campaign in Washington DC, how he met with Hunter in Miami in 2017 to discuss ‘a partnership to invest in American infrastructure and energy deals’, and how Ho’s first phone call after he was arrested by federal agents was to Jim.
The Times, without the benefit of the treasure trove of documents on Hunter’s laptop, reported at the time that it was ‘unclear whether Hunter Biden struck any business deals with CEFC’.
When the story broke Hunter, now 53, texted a link to Jim. He also received the bombshell voicemail from Joe.
‘Hey pal, it’s Dad. It’s 8:15 on Wednesday night. If you get a chance just give me a call. Nothing urgent. I just wanted to talk to you,’ the President said in the message.
‘I thought the article released online – it’s going to be printed tomorrow in the Times – was good. I think you’re clear. And anyway if you get a chance give me a call, I love you.’