Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump Grift Because ONLY JARED Got Saudi Billions, Everyone Else Got Just Millions

Kellyanne Conway, communications skilled, has an odd behavior of claiming the quiet half out loud. Right here she is yesterday deftly deflecting criticism from Juan Williams about Republicans’ lack of curiosity within the Trump household’s wholesale looting of the presidency whilst they choose via the pissant offers that Hunter Biden made to maintain his household fed whereas combating a crippling drug dependancy.

Fox is presently pulling the laboring oar for the GOP’s bumbling effort to get to President Joe Biden via his solely surviving son. Their principle of the case seems to be that Hunter Biden, within the throes of a cocaine dependancy which had him leaving incriminating info at random pc restore outlets, was concurrently working an enormous affect peddling operation. The issue is that they have been attempting to make FETCH occur for years, and so they’ve provide you with precisely nothing that connects Hunter Biden’s unhappy scrabbling to his father.

Take as an illustration this memo launched yesterday by that hayseed dipshit who heads the Home Oversight Committee, Rep. James Comer. He subpoenaed financial institution data from Hunter Biden’s enterprise associate John Robinson Walker, whom Comer refers to ominously as “a Biden household affiliate.”

“Robinson Walker, LLC acquired a $3 million wire from a Chinese language firm in March 2017 — lower than two months after Vice President Joe Biden left public workplace — and that Mr. Walker then transferred over 1,000,000 {dollars} to numerous financial institution accounts related to the Bidens within the following months,” he continues breathlessly.

How does this hook up with Joe Biden? Properly, it does not however … look, they’re attempting, okay?

The Committee is anxious concerning the info revealed in these financial institution data, together with: (1) why the Chinese language vitality firm waited lower than two months after Vice President Biden left public workplace to ship the $3 million wire; (2) why the Robinson Walker, LLC account acquired the China firm’s fee as a substitute of the Biden members of the family’ firms; (3) why the funds to the Biden members of the family had been structured in incremental funds to totally different financial institution accounts; (4) what providers the Biden members of the family offered to the China firm and when these purported providers had been offered; (5) why Hallie Biden—publicly reported to work as a faculty counselor—acquired cash from Robinson Walker, LLC; 2 and (6) who the account holder is for the checking account entitled “Biden.” We hope that our Democrat colleagues will be part of us in addressing these vital points.

“The Committee is anxious concerning the nationwide safety implications of a President’s or Vice President’s fast members of the family receiving tens of millions of {dollars} from international nationals or firms with none oversight,” he goes on, which is simply treasured contemplating (1) he simply conceded that Biden was not in workplace when these transactions came about; and (2) Comer simply nixed all oversight of the gazillions of {dollars} the Trump household took in throughout and after his time within the White Home.

The youthful Biden put out a response noting that he was completely entitled to earn a residing and spend his cash as he happy:

Hunter Biden, a non-public citizen with each proper to pursue his personal enterprise endeavors, joined a number of enterprise companions in looking for a three way partnership with a privately owned, reliable vitality firm in China. As a part of that three way partnership, Hunter acquired his portion of excellent religion seed funds which he shared together with his uncle, James Biden, and Hallie Biden, with whom he was concerned with on the time and sharing bills. The accounts so dramatically listed by Consultant Comer belonged to Hunter, his uncle and Hallie — no one else.

Which brings us again to Fox yesterday.

“There have been large investigations, tens of millions of {dollars} spent, and all the time the query, you realize, what are they getting in return?” Martha MacCallum intoned accusingly, eliding the truth that these tens of millions of {dollars} went to implement the Oversight Committee’s subpoenas as Trump spent years in court docket combating to maintain his enterprise data underneath wraps. “So, do you’ve gotten the identical query for the Biden household whenever you have a look at this cash transaction? What was China getting in return? Is that one thing People should know?”

However Juan Williams wasn’t having it.

“What we have now is a test to a widow from somebody who was paid by the Chinese language with no context. We don’t know what this cash was for. In reality, the identical particular person had despatched checks to her earlier than there was any fee from the Chinese language,” he demanded of Conway, noting that the Comer memo proves precisely nothing and omits precise context.

“Why don’t you look into issues like Jared Kushner getting $2 billion immediately from the Saudis after former President Trump bragged about defending the Saudi prince?”

This was, in fact, a reference to the $2 billion the Saudi sovereign wealth fund transferred to Kushner’s fledgling hedge fund, underneath extraordinarily favorable phrases, on the behest of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who overruled his personal advisors to pressure the transaction via — a deal Republicans have proven zero curiosity in, as a result of they’re laser targeted on Hunter Biden, who by no means labored within the White Home, and his efforts to monetize his identify for a couple of million {dollars}.

Williams went on: “We do not know, however I believe this can be a skinny veil for the truth that, in spite of everything this investigation and speak about Hunter Biden, the committee’s provide you with zero. With nothing! They usually acquired the laptop computer, they acquired this, that … nothing!”

“Properly, Jared, in fact, is the one particular person I believe who has benefitted within the billions – with a ‘B’ – from the Trump presidency. That’s for positive,” she conceded. As a result of even Kellyanne Conway, the queen of different details, can not want away the tens of millions of {dollars} earned from international sources by each member of the Trump household, together with the then-sitting president. Not Ivanka’s Chinese language patents, not the ghost bookings of blocks of resort rooms at Trump properties by Saudi royalty, not Don Jr.’s entry peddling in India, not Jared’s sister promising visas for Chinese language patrons of the household’s condos, simply … come the fuck on. And that is not even together with the tons of of tens of millions of {dollars} Trump raked in on the Trump Lodge in DC from home firms and candidates attempting to slide just a little one thing into his G-string in hopes of receiving favorable therapy.

“However look, I believe whataboutism isn’t gonna work right here,” Conway blurted, in hopes of clawing her method again. However in fact the harm was already finished. Largely to America, in fact, but in addition to the Republicans, who will proceed to hawk this horseshit till the earth falls into the solar.

[Mediaite / NYT]

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