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At least 14 of Hunter Biden's business associates met with Joe Biden while he was vice president, according to a new report. President Biden has denied speaking to his son about his overseas business dealings.
According to Obama White House visitor logs and emails from Hunter Biden reviewed by Fox News, the first son's foreign business associates from China, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Russia, and Ukraine met with Biden when he was the vice president of the United States.
On Feb. 26, 2014, Miguel Aleman Velasco and Miguel Aleman Magnani reportedly visited the Obama-Biden White House. The Mexican business partners of Hunter Biden were allegedly given a private tour of the White House Brady Press Briefing room by then-Vice President Biden.
In April 2014, Hunter emailed David Lienemann – Biden's official photographer – to ask for photos of the meet-and-greet.
Hunter wrote, "Do you have pictures from the lunch I had in dad's office (I think on 2/26) with Miguel Alleman Sr. And Jr. And Jeff Cooper? If so let me know and I can send someone to pick them up. Thanks. How was Kiev?"
A month later, Cooper even asked Hunter, "Any luck on getting those other pics from the WH [White House]-Alemán visit? Or getting a few signed for Miguel and his dad?"
Cooper was an attorney who worked with the late Beau Biden and was Hunter's business associate. Cooper was the managing partner of SimmonsCooper – an Illinois law firm that specializes in representing asbestos victims. SimmonsCooper donated nearly $200,000 to Joe Biden's political campaigns, the Los Angeles Times reported in 2008.
Biden's brother James and Hunter utilized SimmonsCooper in 2006 to purchase a group of hedge funds known as Paradigm. The Biden's later repaid SimmonsCooper $1 million after the deal fell through with the law firm.
Cooper and Hunter Biden started working together in February 2013, when Cooper reportedly emailed Bidden: "This is setting up to be flippin gigantic brother."
Hunter reportedly wanted to work with Carlos Slim – who at the time was the largest stakeholder of the New York Times and the second-richest person in the world.
In 2014, Hunter was reportedly able to secure a private meeting with then-Vice President Biden for Carlos Slim, Miguel Alemán Velasco, and Alemán Magnani – the CEO of Interjet airline and the grandson of the former Mexican President Miguel Alemán Valdés.
Hunter allegedly set up another meeting between his father and Slim on Oct. 30, 2015.
Photos allegedly found on Hunter's abandoned laptop show another meeting with then-Vice President Biden in Washington, D.C., dated Nov. 19, 2015, with Slim, Magnani, Velasco, Cooper, and Hunter.
\u201cBiden said he \u201cnever discussed\u201d his son Hunter\u2019s business dealings with him.\n \nHere\u2019s a picture of Joe Biden as VICE PRESIDENT hosting his son\u2019s business associates in the vice president\u2019s office.\u201d— RNC Research (@RNC Research) 1625088153
Hunter and Cooper allegedly flew on Air Force 2 to Mexico City when his father was to meet then-President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto.
“We are arriving late tonight on Air Force 2 to MX City. We will be there for Thursday – I’m attending meeting w/ President N w/ Dad. Jeff [Cooper] is with me on lane and we will be with us all day,” Hunter reportedly wrote on Feb. 24, 2016.
However, Magnani allegedly went "silent," which caused Hunter to lash out.
“I have brought every single person you have ever asked me to bring to the F’ing White House and the Vice President’s house and the inauguration and then you go completely silent,” Hunter reportedly wrote to Magnani in an email. "I don’t know what it is that I did but I’d like to know why I’ve delivered on every single thing you’ve ever asked – and you make me feel like I’ve done something to offend you."
Hunter wrote to Cooper on July 24, 2018, "Spoke to my dad about ‘Slim ask.'" Cooper allegedly replied, "Oh that sounds SO F’ING GOOD."
Joe Biden also allegedly met with Rosemont Seneca Partners president Eric Schwerin. Rosemont Seneca Partners was an investment company founded in 2009 by Hunter, Christopher Heinz – stepson of former Secretary of State John Kerry – and Devon Archer – an American businessman who was classmates with Heinz at Yale University.
Biden met with Schwerin on Nov. 17, 2010, in the West Wing, according to the New York Post.
Biden also met with Schwerin and former Columbia President Andrés Pastrana Arango at Joe’s Naval Observatory residence on March 2, 2012, according to an entry in Hunter’s personal calendar, obtained by the New York Post.
The Post reported, "The logs also reveal that Schwerin met with various close aides of both Joe and Jill Biden at key moments in Hunter’s life when he was striking multi-million dollar deals in foreign countries, including China."
Schwerin made at least 27 visits to the White House while Biden was the vice president, Fox News found.
Records on the infamous laptop claimed that Joe Biden met with Hunter's business associates from Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Russia at a private "Garden Room" at the Café Milano restaurant in Washington, D.C., on April 16, 2015.
Fox News reported, "The dinner’s guest list, according to an email from Hunter to his business partner Devon Archer, included Vadym Pozharskyi, an executive at Ukrainian oil and gas company Burisma Holdings, where Hunter served as a board member. The guest list also included the late Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov and his wife, Russian billionaire Yelena Baturina, who was in business with Hunter’s Rosemont firm, though it is not clear whether they actually attended the dinner."
The following day, Hunter received an email from Pozharskyi that allegedly read, "Dear Hunter, thank you for inviting me to DC and giving an opportunity to meet your father and spent some time together. It’s realty an honor and pleasure."
At the time, Hunter was being paid $83,333 a month to sit on its board.
In 2001, the New York Post published a photo of the alleged meeting.
\u201cBreaking: this photo appears to have been taken at Cafe Milano showing then VP Joe Biden with two Kazakhstani guests from Hunter's 2015 dinner to introduce his clients to dad. L-R - oligarch Kenes Rakishev, Hunter, Joe, PM Karim Massimov\u201d— Miranda Devine (@Miranda Devine) 1622225427
In June 2019, Hunter told the New Yorker that he introduced his father to one of his Chinese business partners in December 2013. Hunter introduced his then-vice president father to Jonathan Li – who ran the Chinese private-equity fund Bohai Capital.
Francis Person – a top adviser to Biden when he was a senator and the vice president until 2014 – worked with Hunter and Schwerin in business deals. In 2016, Person became the president of the Harves Group – a Chinese company whose founder has ties to high-ranking members of the Chinese Communist Party.
Person visited the White House at least seven times between 2015 and 2016, including during a holiday reception in December 2015 with Chinese executive Bo Zhang, according to official White House logs.
In a 2016 email, Hunter Biden referred to Zhang as his "good friend and business colleague."
Tony Bobulinski – a former Navy lieutenant and business partner of Hunter Biden – claimed that he met Joe Biden in May 2017.
Bobulinski is the former CEO of SinoHawk Holdings LLC – "a global investment firm seeded with $10 million of Chinese money that would buy projects in the US and around the world 'in global and/or domestic infrastructure, energy, financial services and other strategic sectors," according to the New York Post. The Jim and Hunter Biden joint venture would be half owned by Chinese oil tycoon Ye Jianming – the chairman of CEFC China Energy Company Limited. Jianming disappeared in March 2018, after he was under investigation for suspected economic crimes, according to Reuters.
Bobulinski wrote an email to Joe Biden's brother Jim on May 2, 2017, "Great to meet u and spend some time together, please thank Joe for his time, was great to talk thx Tony b."
In 2019, Joe Biden declared, "I have never spoken to my son about his overseas business dealings."
Of Joe Biden's denial of being involved with his son's business dealings, Bobulinski told Tucker Carlson that it's a "blatant lie."
Bobulinski told Fox News in October 2020, "I've seen Vice President Biden saying he never talked to Hunter about his business. I've seen firsthand that that’s not true, because it wasn't just Hunter's business, they said they were putting the Biden family name and its legacy on the line."
Tucker exclusive: Tony Bobulinski, ex-Hunter Biden associate, speaks out on Joe Bidenwww.youtube.com
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Paul Sacca is a staff writer for Blaze News.