Biden Son’s Spot on Ukraine Gas Board Has Absolutely Nothing to Do With Dad

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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 29:  U.S Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event on protecting students from sexual assault at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building April 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. During the event, Biden announced the release of the first report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

"Hunter Biden is a private citizen and a lawyer," said the vice-president's spokesperson in a statement, following the announcement that Joe's youngest has landed on the board of a gas company attempting to "wean" Ukraine off of Russian energy, a mission that dovetails with the current administration's goals. "The vice president does not endorse any particular company and has no involvement with this company." He doesn't even really like that kid much anyway!