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A subpoena issued to Hunter Biden seeks information about his work with Ukrainian energy company Burisma, his dealings in China as well as documents from more than two dozen entities, according to a report on Sunday.
President-elect Joe Biden’s son revealed last week that the Justice Department is investigating his taxes while he held a lucrative seat on Burisma’s board, but the new information indicates the probe into Hunter will examine a wide swath of his international pursuits, the Associated Press reported, citing a person familiar with the case.
It’s unclear, the report said, whether Hunter’s work on Burisma’s board while his father served as vice president in the Obama administration is the main focus of the probe or whether the Justice Department is just collecting information about his sources of income.
The investigation into Hunter Biden was started by the Justice Department in 2018, but he said he only found about it last Tuesday.
Along with his taxes, the feds are also looking into potential money laundering offenses.
The US attorney’s office in Pittsburgh has been gathering information from Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s personal lawyer, and others as the Justice Department examines Hunter’s links to Ukraine.
Those documents include information Giuliani said he discovered in Ukraine about the Bidens, the AP report said.
A lawyer for Hunter Biden did not respond to AP’s request for comment.
President Trump blasted Attorney General Bill Barr for not alerting the public about the probe during the 2020 presidential election.
“Joe Biden lied on the debate stage he said there’s nothing happening, nothing happening, and Bill Barr should have stepped up,” the president said during an interview on “Fox & Friends” that aired Sunday morning. “All he had to do is say an investigation is going on.”
Biden, who is assembling his Cabinet and administration in anticipation of entering the White House on Jan. 20, said he is “proud of my son.”
He is not believed to be a focus of the probe into Hunter.
The Post revealed in October that Hunter introduced his father to a top executive at Burisma and also pursued lucrative ventures involving a Chinese energy company.
Hunter Biden joined the board of Burisma in 2014 and was reportedly paid $50,000 a month.
At the time, his father was working to root out corruption in Ukraine.
The son left Burisma when his term expired in April 2019.
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