Hunter Biden, the Invisible Government, and the Laptop From Hell

In 1912, President Theodore Roosevelt warned, “Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics, is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.”

This nearly 100-year-old warning is apropos as one considers the revelations of corruption oozing out of Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop that was discovered and turned over years ago to law enforcement by a Delaware repair shop.

In the Oct. 22, 2020, presidential debate, President Donald Trump confronted former Vice President Joe Biden about corrupt Biden family foreign business dealings to the moderator: “If this stuff is true about Russia, Ukraine, China, other countries, then he’s a corrupt politician. … It’s the laptop from hell.”

Trump was referring to a laptop replete with criminal evidence that was nevertheless successfully discredited by Joe Biden, the intelligence community, and the media as “Russian disinformation.” Biden’s response in the debate: “There are 50 former national intelligence folks who said that what this, he’s accusing me of is a Russian plan.”

Many years later, the mainstream media has only grudgingly acknowledged that the laptop and its contents are a plan, but it is not a Russian one. Two recent guests on my “Armstrong Williams Show”—former Attorney General William Barr and the retired chief of the CIA Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism Unit, Charles Faddis—took issue with the lies told to suppress the important revelations on the laptop that would have otherwise derailed Biden’s path to the presidency.

I asked Barr: “Was it a Russian plot,” as Biden claimed?

Barr asserted that Biden “knew it was false when he said it and that was quite appalling to me that he would say that in a debate. The media was on board with suppressing the information before the election.”

Faddis, who has possessed and studied the laptop for over a year, answered the second question—whether foreign powers purchased the Oval Office through Hunter Biden—less diplomatically: “Hunter is the bagman for a family enterprise.”

These are just some of the facts.

Joe Biden was the Obama administration’s point man in Ukraine. His son Hunter Biden, at the time a self-confessed crack addict, monetized the vice president’s role by receiving millions of dollars in payments from Ukrainian oligarchs—plural—although not all of those oligarch clients have to date been revealed.

Yet unquantified millions flowed to Hunter Biden and the president’s brother, James Biden. Neither man has any discernible skills nor relevant experience so what were these Bidens able to sell? Hunter and Uncle Jim had nothing to offer these millions except Joe Biden.

The results were impressive. In 2016, Joe Biden flew from the United States to Ukraine to threaten President Petro Poroshenko. The U.S. supported him to be their leader. He threatened to withhold $1 Billion in aid to Ukraine if Viktor Shokin (the top prosecutor) was not fired within six hours of Biden’s departure. Shokin was then investigating Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings, one of Hunter Biden’s clients, for corruption.

“Well, son of a bitch, he got fired,” Joe Biden later bragged to the Council on Foreign Relations. But the media declared the Shokin story, like the laptop story, a “discredited” conspiracy theory.

In 2018, Devon Archer, Hunter Biden’s partner and fellow board member on Burisma, was convicted of defrauding a Native American Indian tribe out of $60 million in a fake bond offering. Archer roomed at Yale with a third partner in his and Hunter Biden’s advisory firm, Rosemont Seneca Partners—Christopher Heinz, whose stepfather was former Secretary of State John Kerry.

Inconveniently at the time of Archer’s conviction, the presidential campaign season was about start. Obama-appointed Judge Ronnie Abrams temporarily overturned Archer’s conviction, claiming wildly that Archer was “innocent,” averting the political problem.

“Innocent” is like “Russian plan”—an empty word, utterly unsupported by facts, diabolically designed to obfuscate and delay. Archer was sent to prison with his confederates only after Joe Biden had been elected president. Archer was represented by the law firm where Hunter Biden served as of counsel—Boies Schiller Flexner.

According to whistleblowers in the industry, Trump claimed that he would withhold military assistance to Ukraine if Ukraine opened an investigation into Joe Biden and Hunter Biden.

Two of the whistleblowers—Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and then-National Security Council Senior Director Fiona Hill—were represented by Boies Schiller Flexner. But as will soon be revealed, Burisma was just part of the Bidens’ Ukraine frolic.

As for China, Faddis explained on my show that it maintains a program called the “United Front” that sets out to buy elites in the U.S. who can further the interests of China and the Chinese Communist Party. The “laptop from hell” revealed $4.8 million paid by United Front participant company CEFC Energy to both Hunter Biden and James Biden following a trip Hunter took on Air Force Two with his father to China. What was China buying from a crack addict?

Hunter Biden and Archer received a wire payment of $3.5 million from Elena Baturina in Russia. She is a Russian oligarch that allegedly received illegal construction contracts through her husband, Yury Luzhkov, the former Moscow Mayor. The money went to a Rosemont Seneca Thornton LLC’s bank account in 2014, and an additional $242,000 to the bank account in 2015.

Biden’s lawyer’s response was more preposterous than “Russia plan”: “Hunter Biden (the founder of Rosemont Seneca Advisors) had no interest in and was not a ‘co-founder’ of Rosemont Seneca Thornton, so the claim that he was paid $3.5 million is false.”

Gabriel Popoviciu, a Romanian tycoon, hired Hunter Biden to Romania as well as Boies Schiller Flexner to help him overturn his conviction for bribery.

These are merely the tips of the Bidens’ influence peddling iceberg. Barr and Faddis raise serious questions about foreign corruption at the Oval Office, threats our national security and the politically motivated suppression the truth by intelligence services and media.

The FBI has possessed Hunter Biden’s laptop since 2019 but has done nothing. This is precisely why an independent counsel must be appointed to investigate these urgent matters, and deliver a report that is not political.


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