Biden Calls Bribery Allegations "Bunch Of Malarkey" - Claims "I'm Honest"

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by Tyler Durden
Thursday, Jun 08, 2023 - 10:05 PM

During a Thursday joint press conference with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, President Joe Biden called allegations by the House Oversight Committee of his involvement in an international bribery scheme are a "bunch of malarkey."

The comments mark the first time Biden has publicly commented on on GOP claims that he was directly involved in such a scheme, the Daily Caller reports, nothing that Republicans on the Committee have obtained access to an FBI document earlier in the day after threatening FBI Director Chris Wray with contempt for stonewalling on the material. Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who sits on the committee, told the Daily Caller that the information in the document “implicates Joe Biden in a pay-to-play scheme bribery scheme to get a prosecutor fired that was investigating Burisma where Hunter Biden sat on the board.”

The FBI initially didn’t want to show the committee members the FD-1023 document in fears of exposing the identity of the source who made the allegations against Biden. Greene said committee members were not allowed to take notes and that the FBI informant is “extremely credible.” -Daily Caller

After NY Post journalist Steven Nelson asked Biden on Thursday for his response to the allegations, Biden replied:

"Where’s the money? I’m joking," adding "It's a bunch of malarkey."

The document in question is part of a larger House Oversight investigation including Hunter Biden and his connections to foreign prostitutes, Greene told the Caller last month.

The House Oversight Committee published a report on May 10 alleging that the Biden family received $10 million from foreign assets in Romania and China while Joe Biden was vice president.

The White House has previously criticized the Republican investigation into the Biden family. White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said he had not read the report, but that he had “no” national security concerns about it. -Daily Caller

At another point in the Q&A, Biden claimed he has never directed the DOJ to charge anyone with anything.

Not a joke...