Biden Backs Son Hunter’s Book Deal


White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday that President Biden supports his son Hunter’s recently announced book, which will be published in April and focus on his history of substance abuse.

“Beautiful Things” was acquired in the fall of 2019, the Associated Press reported and will focus on Hunter Biden’s struggles with substance abuse. The younger Biden’s finances are currently under investigation by the Department of Justice.

“We admire our son Hunter’s strength and courage to talk openly about his addiction so that others may see themselves in his journey and find hope,” Psaki said, reading a statement from the president and first lady Jill Biden, written in their personal capacity as his parents. “This is a personal book about his own personal journey.”

Psaki did not answer a question about whether the book will be subject to any pre-publication clearance review. Similar processes have raised high-profile questions about the contents of books published by former Trump administration offici… (Read more)

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