Former President Donald Trump is blasting the Biden administration for not prosecuting Hunter Biden amid a recently revealed video clip showing the naked first son talking with a woman about how one of his computers was stolen by a drug dealer and could be used for blackmail.
“They use their prosecutors to get people … and yet the son doesn’t get prosecuted. You take a look at what he’s done. How about the tape? The tape is the scandal. … The tape that came out on Hunter is a national scandal and extremely illegal and nobody’s doing anything about it,” Trump said on Fox Business on Wednesday.
“They go after people that are Republicans,” he continued.
The recently surfaced clip shows Hunter Biden naked while recounting how he was passed out in a pool when a computer with recordings of him engaged in “crazy” sex acts was stolen — possibly for blackmail purposes, according to a report.
The conversation took place while Biden and an unidentified woman lounged around in the nude after having sex in January 2019, the Daily Mail said.
“They have videos of me doing this. They have videos of me doing like f—ing crazy [bleep] sex [bleep],” Biden said, according to a 3-minute, 40-second video clip posted online.
“But how long ago did this happen? You said before—,” the woman asked.
“Last summer,” Biden answered.
Earlier, Biden said the theft took place while he “was in the [bleep] pool, facedown” and the people he was with “wouldn’t call an ambulance,” according to the newly surfaced video.
“And somebody stole it during that period of time,” he said.
If the account is accurate, it would mean that Biden, 51, lost as many as three laptop computers, including one that he’s said he may have abandoned at a Delaware repair shop and another that federal agents reportedly seized from the Massachusetts office of former celebrity psychiatrist Keith Ablow. The Post was not able to independently verify the video clip posted by the Daily Mail.
At one point, the woman suggested that if the thief had the videos, they “would have been out already.”
“No, no, no. Because [inaudible] running for president,” Biden said.
The woman asked Hunter Biden if the laptop thief was trying to blackmail him.
“No. I make like a gazillion dollars,” he said, sounding confused.
“No, the guy who took the computer,” the woman said.
The ensuing exchange is largely inaudible and includes Biden saying both, “No way” and “In some way, yeah.”
Biden also appeared to suggest that he might get a percentage of whatever the thief earned by anonymously selling the videos to a celebrity gossip website.
Trump compared the news media’s efforts to protect the Bidens to communism.
“He was sitting there with some woman. I don’t know who the hell the woman was. And she didn’t have clothes on and neither did he. This would have been five years ago, 10 years ago, the biggest scandal in history. And now they don’t put it on. I’m telling you this is communism,” the former president told Fox’s Maria Bartiromo.
“What they do is they don’t put things on it. It’s like if something is bad about Biden, they don’t put it on, If something’s bad about me, they make it 10 times worse and they put it on,” he said.
The Post revealed a trove of emails from Hunter Biden’s laptop that showed connections between then-candidate Joe Biden’s ties to his son’s foreign business ventures in Ukraine and China– which resulted in The Post’s Twitter account being immediately locked and links to the story disabled on the platform.
The water-damaged MacBook Pro was dropped off for repair at a Delaware computer shop in April 2019, but the individual who dropped it off never returned to pick it up.
It was seized by the FBI in December of that year.
Immediately following the release of The Post’s exposé, Twitter demanded The Post delete six tweets that linked to the stories based on files from the abandoned laptop in order to regain account access, finally caving and unlocking the account after a two-week stalemate.
During that time, The Post refused to remove the tweets and actually gained followers.
At a Senate hearing just two weeks after The Post’s return to the site, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey conceded that the company made “a mistake” in its actions.
“We recognize it as a mistake that we made, both in terms of the intention of the policy and also the enforcement action of not allowing people to share it publicly or privately,” said Dorsey, responding to a question from Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) about the forced media blackout.
Asked again in March at a Congressional hearing on misinformation and social media about the matter, Dorsey reiterated his assertion that the move was a “total mistake.”
“It was literally just a process error. This was not against them in any particular way,” Dorsey told the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
“If we remove a violation we require people to correct it,” he added. “We changed that based on their not wanting to delete that tweet, which I completely agree with. I see it. But it is something we learn.”
Hunter Biden is under investigation by the Justice Department for possible tax fraud stemming from his overseas business deals.