Rep. Comer Drops Concerning Info on Hunter Biden's Art as New Show Opens Amid Ethical Questions

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Hunter Biden had the opening of his second art show on Friday night, called “Haiku” and haikus accompany the artwork.

Check out this mindblowing one, sure to set the world on fire:


Atoms bloom in my chest

All the room is filled it is full

I can see all the colors

Here’s what folks thought about his first show last year, and how he’s just teasing us at this point with this whole thing.

For his first art show last year, Hunter, a former crack cocaine addict, showcased pieces created “by blowing ink on Japanese Yupo paper through a metal straw.” An art critic at New York magazine characterized Hunter’s work as “generic post zombie formalism illustration.” Another critic scoffed that Hunter’s work was “somewhere between a screen saver and if you just Googled ‘midcentury abstraction’ and mashed up whatever came up.”

How much are these brilliant works of art?

Paintings in last year’s show varied between $75,000 for works on paper to $500,000 for bigger canvases. He sold at least five of the $75,000 ones last year.

According to the NY Post, the most expensive work at Hunter’s new show — a mustard floral painting on Yupo Japanese paper — is priced at $225,000 — and allegedly has two interested buyers.

But we don’t know who those buyers are because of the intervention of the White House in crafting an “ethics deal” last year. The only person who is supposed to know who the buyers are is the gallerist, George Berges. This deal was nonsensical, as the very crafting of it involved the White House in Hunter’s business which was improper. Plus ultimately, all it seems to have done is keep us from knowing who the buyers were, and who might be trying to curry favor with the Bidens by buying Hunter’s artwork.


Hunter was supposed to be kept from knowing who the buyers were. But he was seen at the gallery during the soft opening on Thursday, he even spoke with a New York Post reporter and tried to schmooze him.

As we noted, he was caught last year as well schmoozing with buyers. So much for the ethics deal.

Former Obama head of the Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub slammed the ethics problems, “Hunter Biden should cancel this art sale because he knows the prices are based on his dad’s job,” Shaub said. “Shame on POTUS if he doesn’t ask Hunter to stop. If that fails, he should ask that the names of buyers be released & pledge to notify us if any buyer ever meets with admin officials.”

Yes, but that would require ethics and conscience from Joe, things that are sorely lacking.

Shaub noted last year that the prices were ridiculous. “There is simply no way an artist who has never even juried into a community center art fair is going to suddenly show up in New York selling art for half a million a pop,” Shaub said. “Let’s talk about the magnitude of this. . . . That’s $6.5 million going to the president’s son for being the president’s son, not for being an artist, and I just think that’s absolutely appalling.”


They’re paying for the name, just like some of Hunter’s business partners were effectively paying for that connection to Joe Biden in the past.

Rep. James Comer (R-KY), the man slated to be the head of the House Oversight Committee in the new Congress, let lose on the art show, decrying Joe Biden for not “reining it in” and saying they believed one work for $500,000 was sold to “an outfit in China.”

“Who in their right mind is purchasing Hunter Biden’s art for $200,000?” Comer tweeted. “Hunter’s NYC art dealer literally said he intends to be the ‘lead guy in China’ for artwork. This another attempt by the Biden family to sell access to the highest levels of government.” This is especially concerning, given Bidens’ prior connections to China that are being looked into by the House.

Comer also said they were already investigating the new Twitter files release about the suppression of Hunter Biden’s laptop.


If this had been the Trump family, we already would have seen another impeachment and criminal action. But now this is happening right out in the open, with the White House trying to sell us a hill of beans about how this “ethics deal” that’s keeping the information from us is protecting us. Hopefully, Comer and his crew will expose this and rip it all apart.


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