White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre dodged questions Wednesday about a Chinese energy company issuing payments to multiple members of President Joe Biden‘s family.
Christian Datoc, Washington Examiner
Earlier in March, House Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer published a report outlining how from 2015-17, China‘s State Energy HK appeared to make $1.3 million in payments to the Biden family through an intermediary.
The payments to Jim and Hunter Biden, the president’s brother and son, were previously known, but Comer revealed that payments were also made to Hallie Biden, the widow of the president’s deceased son, Beau. Records show a fourth unidentified “Biden” also receiving payments.
“I’m just not going to respond to that from here,” Jean-Pierre told reporters when pressed on the subject during Wednesday’s press briefing.
“We have heard from House Republicans for years and years and years,” she continued. “Inaccuracies and lies when it comes to this issue, and I don’t even know where to begin to even answer that question.”