California’s Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom has defended President Joe Biden’s family by arguing that influence-peddling is “hardly unique.”
Newsom defended Joe and Hunter Biden’s business deals in a new interview with Dana Bash on CNN.
The governor defended the Bidens for allegedly selling access to Obama’s White House when Bash asked him about House Republicans investigating the Biden family’s business dealings.
“One of the things that Republicans are relentless on, of course, is Hunter Biden,” said Bash.
“There is no evidence that Joe Biden benefited from anything that Hunter was doing,” she falsely claimed.
“Republicans have shown that Hunter Biden … tried to leverage his father’s name and that the president allegedly, before he was president, joined phone calls that Hunter Biden’s business associates were on,” she added.
“Do you see anything inappropriate there?”
Newsom, who has long been rumored as the lead candidate to replace the president, claimed he doesn’t “know enough” about the allegations against the Bidens.
“I don’t know enough about the details of that,” Newsom replied.
“I mean, I’ve seen a little of that.
“If that’s the new criteria, there are a lot of folks in a lot of industries — not just in politics