A comprehensive report about the ongoing federal probe into Hunter Biden’s tax filings published by the New York Times on Wednesday night confirmed the existence of the first son’s infamous laptop. In October 2020, The Post exclusively reported on the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop that he ditched at a Delaware repair shop in April 2019, as reported by the New York Post.
During a press briefing on Thursday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki was questioned over the matter but refused to comment on Hunter Biden’s laptop, even though she had tweeted misinformation on October 19, 2020, from Politico, an article titled: Hunter Biden story is Russian disinfo, dozens of former intel officials say.
“You also in October 2020 dismissed [Hunter Biden’s laptop] as Russian disinformation. Do you stand by that assessment?” Psaki was asked by a reporter, which she declined to comment twice, instead, referring reporters to the DOJ.
NOW – Psaki declines to comment on Hunter Biden's laptop. pic.twitter.com/3fKXidPQ3d
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) March 17, 2022
Psaki again refused to comment:
Look at Psaki’s body language when they ask about Hunter’s laptop pic.twitter.com/H0JMB2LVP6
— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) March 17, 2022
In September of last year, Psaki alleged Hunter Biden’s laptop was “Russian disinformation”:
Here’s Psaki in September saying emails from Hunter Biden's laptop were “Russian disinformation” pic.twitter.com/TjvPFh9rlr
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) March 17, 2022
New York Post reported:
The laptop’s hard drive contained a trove of emails, text messages, photos and financial documents between Hunter Biden, his family and business associates — detailing how the president’s son used his political leverage in his overseas business dealings. The repair shop owner reported the laptop to the FBI, which seized the device and its hard drive.
According to the Times, the emails between Hunter Biden, Archer and others regarding their international business activity came from files the publication obtained that “appears to have come from a laptop abandoned by Mr. Biden in a Delaware repair shop.” People familiar with the emails and investigation confirmed their authenticity to the Times.
In the category of – didn’t see this coming : The @nytimes confirms the authenticity of Hunter Biden emails derived from his laptop that had been previously dismissed as Russian disinformation. pic.twitter.com/nK7xnD0fP2
— Michael Isikoff (@Isikoff) March 17, 2022
During a 2020 presidential debate, Joe Biden had claimed the laptop was Russian disinformation.
“There are 50 former national intelligence folks who said that what he’s accusing me of is a Russian plant,” Biden said when Trump raised the issue. “[F]ive former heads of the CIA, both parties, say what he’s saying is a bunch of garbage.”
During the second presidential debate, Joe Biden claimed that the election was about character and telling the truth. He then went on to blame Hunter's laptop on a Russian plot. pic.twitter.com/h7j7l1xnn4
— Hans Mahncke (@HansMahncke) March 17, 2022
Trump had previously called out a reporter for not reporting over the laptop:
— il Donaldo Trumpo (@PapiTrumpo) March 17, 2022
Leslie Stahl of 60 Minutes claimed the laptop couldn’t be verified:
TRUMP: "What can't be verified?"
STAHL: "The laptop!"
TRUMP: "Why do you say that?"
STAHL: "Because it can't be verified."
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) March 17, 2022
We also leave you with some reactions from users on Twitter over the New York Times admitting the laptop story is real:
If they can lie about Hunter Biden's laptop, what else can they lie about?
— House Judiciary GOP (@JudiciaryGOP) March 17, 2022
Now that the New York Times has even confirmed the Hunter Biden laptop's veracity, can we begin to admit that Joe Biden is, by definition, a compromised politician?
— Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) March 17, 2022
What you got on Twitter if you tried to view the New York Post laptop story in October 2020. https://t.co/r8NuOE4poD pic.twitter.com/bQbyaWgWU7
— Byron York (@ByronYork) March 17, 2022
When are the thousands of people, who were banned from social media platforms for telling the truth about Hunter's laptop, going to get their accounts back?
– and when are the thousands of people, who've been saying the Hunter laptop story was fake, going to be suspended?
— Catturd ™ (@catturd2) March 17, 2022
The real question about the Hunter Biden laptop now is why exactly did Twitter ban coverage of the story? Who was in charge of that operation and what were their connections to Democrat operatives and the Biden campaign?
Any journalist wanna get on this or nah?
— Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) March 17, 2022
A few months from now, make sure to remember those who are being accused of “Russian disinformation” when it comes to Ukraine. pic.twitter.com/IgSrfyyNax
— Bradley Devlin (@bradleydevlin) March 17, 2022
Hunter’s emails are real and America has a corrupt man sitting in the White House.
— BDW (@BryanDeanWright) March 17, 2022
They always knew Hunter's laptop was real.
All of them.
It was never about the truth.
It was always about beating Trump by any means necessary.
— Don't Blame Me, I Voted For Trump (@k_ovfefe2) March 17, 2022
— Defiant L’s (@DefiantLs) March 17, 2022
NYT confirms "10 percent for the big guy" emails are real. So when do the impeachment proceedings begin? #ImpeachBiden
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) March 17, 2022
(Related: Biden Claims, ‘Yes, Yes, Yes’ Hunter’s Laptop Is ‘Russian Disinformation’ Despite DNI, FBI, DOJ & Tech Giants Confirming Otherwise)
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