The White House invokes executive privilege to prevent a conservative legal organization from viewing approximately 200 emails between a business operated by Hunter Biden and the office of former Vice President Joe Biden.
America First Legal announced the action on its website, noting that while it received 861 emails between Rosemont Seneca, Hunter Biden’s consulting firm, and his father’s office, the National Archives refused to release 200 others on the grounds that their release “would disclose confidential advice between the President and his advisors, or between such advisors.”
The revelation comes as the House Oversight Committee investigates Biden family connections and allegations that Joe Biden was involved in payoffs from a Ukrainian energy company whose board included Hunter Biden while he was vice president.
According to Breitbart, the documents disclose that Rosemont Seneca was involved in multiple White House events, including a dinner for Chinese officials in 2011 that occurred as Hunter Biden was beginning a business venture in China.
Other emails reveal that Rosemont Seneca personnel used Hunter Biden’s name to give White House tours.
The group stated that the 861 emails it received disclose “further evidence that there was no separation between Hunter’s private business dealings and the official business of the Obama-Biden White House. Rosemont Seneca frequently used the Biden name to gain access to and favors from the White House.”
“Hunter had the ability to direct correspondence, plan guest lists for State dinners and receptions, and bring people into the White House at his discretion,” the group said on its site.
BREAKING: Vice President Joe Biden’s office and Hunter Biden’s firm exchanged over 1,000 emails during Biden’s time in office.
I’m sure they were just talking about the weather and grandkids!
According to one email sent directly to VP Joe Biden’s office, a staffer requested… pic.twitter.com/jFZ8DWCFzS
— Collin Rugg (@CollinRugg) August 31, 2023
“This evidence further calls into question Joe Biden’s claims that he was never involved with, never discussed, and did not know about Hunter’s business dealings, and it raises questions as to the propriety of the massive payments Hunter was receiving while he was commanding such influence in the Office of the Vice President,” the site noted.
“These records provide even more evidence that no daylight existed between Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings and the Office of the Vice President during the Obama Administration. The evidence accumulating against the Biden family’s malfeasance is staggering,” according to Gene Hamilton, the general counsel of America First Legal.
According to the Daily Caller, Joe Biden stated in 2019 that, if elected, there would be “an absolute wall between the personal and private, and the government,” claiming it was “the same thing” he did as vice president during the Obama administration.
More on this story via The Western Journal:
“I have never discussed with my son, or my brother, or anyone else, anything having to do with their businesses, period,” he said.
"There has not been one scintilla of evidence that [Hunter] ever…contacted anybody in the American government to do anything." – Joe Biden FALSELY claims in 2019.
Numerous emails show that Hunter Biden regularly contacted senior Obama-Biden Admin officials. pic.twitter.com/Nb2Z0exgeu
— House Republicans (@HouseGOP) August 24, 2023