Hunter Biden's business partner played key role in meeting between Chinese businessmen, Obama staff

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A high-powered delegation of Chinese communist industrialists was able to gain access to senior Obama White House officials during a 2011 U.S. visit thanks to Devon Archer, Hunter Biden's principal business partner, newly disclosed emails show.
"Couldn't confirm this with Hunter on line but we got him his meeting at the WH Monday for the Chinese folks," Archer said in a November 2011 email to associates, first reported by Breitbart.

The emails show that the Archer-Hunter Biden team was using the White House and Hunter's father, Vice President Joe Biden, as springboards for lucrative deals in China that followed.

The emails were obtained by investigative reporter Peter Schweizer, who has chronicled what he asserts is a multi-million-dollar influence-peddling racket by Biden family members cashing in on Biden's vice presidency.

Bevan Cooney, a former Hunter Biden business associate now in prison for bond fraud, provided Mr. Schweizer complete access to his Gmail account. Mr. Schweizer says there are thousands of messages to be assessed. Archer was convicted in the same case for swindling investors and is awaiting sentencing.

Mr. Schweizer authored the first look at the Cooney emails in a story published Friday at Breitbart, written with Seamus Bruner.

Mr. Schweizer said he confirmed through government records the email accounts that a group of business tycoons and Chinese Communist Party members called the China Entrepreneur Club met with senior Obama officials on Nov. 14, 2011. The story said a club associate later said the delegation met with Vice President Biden, the Democratic presidential candidate now leading President Trump in polls.

In 2011, Hunter Biden and Archer were exploring business opportunities in China which would produce millions of dollars in payments from wealthy Chinese businessmen. Meanwhile, Vice President Biden was the Obama administration's point man in expanding ties with the communist regime. He traveled there in 2013 and took Hunter along on Air Force Two.

The Cooney emails cache is separate from Hunter Biden emails obtained by the New York Post from Rudy Giuliani, Mr. Trump's personal attorney. The owner of a Mac computer repair shop in Wilmington, Del, says a MacBook…
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