Trump campaign blasts Biden over new Hunter Biden-Ukraine story, claims it shows he 'lied'

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The Trump campaign on Wednesday blasted Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden after the New York Post published an email indicating the former vice president met with a top executive for Ukrainian natural gas firm Burisma Holdings in 2015 at son Hunter Biden's request.
The Trump campaign on Wednesday blasted Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden after the New York Post published an email indicating the former vice president met with a top executive for Ukrainian natural gas firm Burisma Holdings in 2015 at son Hunter Biden's request.

During a conference call with reporters, the campaign said the report, if true, would show Biden "lied" to the American people through his past comments saying he never discussed his son's overseas business dealings.

The campaign's comments come after emails published Wednesday by The New York Post indicated Biden's son introduced the former vice president to a top executive at Ukrainian natural gas firm Burisma Holdings less than a year before he pressured government officials in Ukraine to fire prosecutor Viktor Shokin who was investigating the company. The issue of Hunter Biden and Burisma was a central issue during the Trump impeachment proceedings a year ago.

HUNTER BIDEN INTRODUCED BURISMA ADVISER TO VP BIDEN BEFORE UKRAINE PRESSURE, EMAIL SHOWS

Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi -- who was on President Trump's legal team during the impeachment proceedings -- on Wednesday said that Biden "lied to the American people when he said he has never discussed his son Hunter's foreign business dealings."

"We know Joe Biden becomes agitated when he asked about Hunter's business dealings," Bondi said, adding that he has repeatedly "flatly denied" discussing the topic with his son.

"If the New York Post story is true, we now know that Joe Biden lied to the American people and lied repeatedly to all of you," Bondi said on the call with reporters Wednesday.

Bondi went on to say the Biden family works to "enrich themselves," claiming "Biden Inc. is doing what they do, and getting rich on trading power and influence."

The Biden campaign did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment about the report.

Meanwhile, campaign senior adviser Jason Miller said the topic of the Biden…
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