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Hunter Biden tax probe examining Chinese business dealings

Hunter Biden
Posted at 9:25 AM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 10:35:17-05

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating the finances of President-elect Joe Biden’s son, including scrutinizing some of his Chinese business dealings and other transactions.

That's according to a person familiar with the matter who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday.

The revelations put a renewed spotlight on questions about Hunter Biden’s financial history, which dogged his father’s successful White House campaign and were a frequent target of President Donald Trump and his allies.

They also come at a politically delicate time for the president-elect, who's weighing his choice to lead an agency that's actively investigating his son.

There's no indication the investigation has anything to do with the elder Biden.