Hunter Biden admits infamous laptop is his in plea for probe
So much for the laptop “could” be mine.
Lawyers for first son Hunter Biden admitted late Wednesday that the notorious laptop that the now 52-year-old left behind at a Delaware computer repair shop because of his crack cocaine addiction actually belongs to him.
The revelation came in a stubborn letter from Hunter Biden’s lawyers calling for a criminal investigation into what they described as attempts to “arm” its contents.
In the 14-page letter to Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings, Biden attorney Abbe Lowell alleged that garage owner John Paul Mac Isaac illegally accessed Hunter’s laptop data and worked with former President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani have to use dirty and incriminating “weapons” content on it against Joe Biden.
“This failed dirty political trick led directly to the disclosure, exploitation and manipulation of Mr. Biden’s private and personal information,” Lowell wrote.
“Mr. Mac Isaac’s willful, reckless and unlawful conduct enabled hundreds of gigabytes of Mr. Biden’s personal information to be disseminated around the Internet without any discretion.”
Mac Isaac took possession of the laptop and hard drive in late 2019 after months of trying to notify Hunter that the unit was ready for pickup. When the store owner saw the contents of the laptop — including emails detailing influence trading with then-Vice President Joe Biden and videos of the younger Biden smoking crack and having sex with prostitutes and his subordinates — he alerted the FBI .
The FBI picked up the laptop in December 2019, but not before Mac Isaac made a copy and gave it to Giuliani’s personal attorney, Robert Costello.
Giuliani provided a copy of the hard drive to The Post in October 2020.
Beginning October 14, 2020, The Post published a series of exclusive reports on the laptop’s contents, including emails proving Hunter introduced his father to an executive at Ukraine’s natural gas company Burisma while Joe Biden was debating the Obama administration’s policy toward the Eastern European nation oversaw .
The reports were initially dismissed as a product of “Russian disinformation” by former senior intelligence officials – only to be later corroborated by media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post and CBS News.
Hunter Biden himself and his own lawyers have previously tried to cast doubt on the allegedly water-damaged computer left at Mac Issac’s store belonging to Biden’s.
“There could be a laptop out there that was stolen from me,” Hunter Biden told CBS during a 2021 interview. “It could be that I was hacked. It could be that it was the – that it was the Russian secret service. It could have been stolen from me.”
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