Hunter Biden revealed final week that federal prosecutors have launched a tax probe in opposition to him.
Investigators are reportedly analyzing whether or not the 50-year-old lawyer violated tax and cash laundering legal guidelines in his enterprise dealings in overseas nations, specifically China.
Mr Biden, 78, was requested about his son in a pre-taped interview with The Late Present host Stephen Colbert, which aired on Thursday evening.
“We’ve got nice confidence in our son. I’m not involved about any accusations made in opposition to him. It’s used to get to me,” he stated.
“I believe it’s sort of foul play,” he added. “Look, it’s what it’s. He’s a grown man. He’s the neatest man I do know. I imply, in a pure mental capability. So long as he’s good, we’re good.”
Hunter Biden launched a assertion in regards to the prison tax probe launched within the household’s house state of Delaware, saying he “take[s] this matter very critically ”whereas insisting he has dealt with his affairs “legally and appropriately”.
Stories have stated the tax investigation was truly launched in 2018, earlier than Mr Biden introduced his run for the White Home.
President Donald Trump was understood to be livid that Lawyer Basic William Barr didn’t launch details about the probe earlier than final month’s election.
Hunter Biden has been a frequent goal of Mr Trump throughout his presidency.
Mr Trump was impeached for pressuring Ukraine to research Hunter Biden’s enterprise dealings in Ukraine whereas his father, who was vice-president, led the Obama administration’s coverage on that nation.
The Senate acquitted him of costs of abuse of energy and obstructing Congress in February.
Yesterday Mr Trump insisted he had nothing to do with any invetsigation into his successor’s son.
“I’ve NOTHING to do with the potential prosecution of Hunter Biden, or the Biden household. It’s simply extra Faux Information. Really, I discover it very unhappy to look at!” he tweeted.