Skip to comments.Veep Joe Biden skirted ‘no see’ mail law with private accounts: Devine
Posted on 07/24/2021 4:56:06 AM PDT by karpov
As vice president, Joe Biden kept a variety of private e-mail addresses from which he would sometimes forward and receive government correspondence, Hunter Biden’s laptop shows.
“Robin Ware,” “Robert L. Peters” and “JRB ware” were three such pseudonyms on e-mails that mixed official and family business.
In a four-week period in 2016, for instance, John Flynn, who worked in the Office of the Vice President, sent Joe his official daily schedule to his private e-mail address Robert.L.Peters@pci.gov and copied Hunter.
There were 10 such e-mails copied to Hunter between May 18 and June 15, 2016.
In one e-mail from Flynn to Joe, a k a Robert Peters, on May 26, 2016, and copied to Hunter, the schedule includes “8.45am prep for 9am phonecall with Pres Poroshenko.”
Poroshenko was president of Ukraine and, at the time, Hunter was being paid $83,333 a month to sit on the board of corrupt Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings Ltd. Hunter introduced top Burisma executive Vadym Pozharskyi to his father in April 2015 at a dinner at Café Milano in Washington, DC.
In December 2015, Biden famously threatened Poroshenko that he would withhold $1 billion in US aid unless he fired Ukraine’s top prosecutor Viktor Shokin, who at the time was investigating Burisma owner Mykola Zlochevsky. Shokin was removed from office on March 29, 2016.
State Department officials have testified that they tried to raise concerns directly with Biden that his son’s Burisma involvement was a conflict of interest that undermined US anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine, but they were rebuffed.
Joe forwarded another e-mail about Ukraine through one of his pseudonymous private e-mail addresses, RobinWare456@gmail.com, to Hunter and his brother Beau, then Delaware attorney general, on March 26, 2012.
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Yes. I hear that their boss, Hillary Clinton, really frowned on this sort of behavior ...
“HONEST JOE BIDEN,” (Obama’s vice president), clearly addressed business matters to crackhead Hunter, with Joe forwarding official information from senior officials in
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Beyond establishing that Joe Biden sent government information to his son, the existence of the private email address also raises questions of federal law, as Hillary Clinton’s email server showed. Biden had an obligation to preserve any emails involving his government work under federal records law, even if he used a private email address.
“The Presidential Records Act required Joe Biden to make sure that any of his gmail account emails, including these emails to Hunter Biden, were forwarded to a government account so they could properly be handled by the National Archives,” said Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch. “No wonder the Obama White House wanted to protect Hillary Clinton from the consequences of [her] email shell game!”
“We might know more beginning next year,” added the veteran public records watchdog, “when Judicial Watch and the public can begin filing FOIAs for Obama White House emails.”
The White House press office did not respond to a call and email from Just the News seeking comment Tuesday. George Mesires, a lawyer for Hunter Biden, also did not respond to an email seeking comment.
Hunter Biden on a few occasions reached out directly to his father on the private email address to ask for help, the memos from the laptop show. In January 2012, for instance, Hunter Biden forwarded a request to have the vice president prepare a video message for an event honoring Texas Democratic activist Ben Barnes.
“We are working on it,” the vice president wrote his son in reply.
On another occasion in June 2014, Hunter Biden suggested someone he wanted to see appointed as a detailee to the Treasury Department. “Before you fill the positions, pls talk to me,” Hunter Biden wrote his father.
The vice president responded, “Call me right away, Dad.”
Politics, including the potential for Biden to run for president in 2016, were sometimes the subject of emails coming to and from the RobinWare456@gmail.com account.
Former U.S. Sen. Ted Kaufman, who succeeded Biden as a Delaware senator after serving decades as his chief of staff, sent an email Nov. 3, 2014 that included a Wall Street Journal article negative to Hillary Clinton, a potential 2016 challenger to Biden before the vice president declined to run that year. The article was entitled “Hillary Clinton’s Wall Street problem.”
“In case you missed it,” Kaufman wrote Joe Biden, Hunter Biden and Joe Biden’s late son Beau. The subject line read, “Excellent.”
When a poll came out showing Beau Biden was still popular as attorney general in Delaware, the vice president used his private email to applaud.
“Strong,” he wrote, signing it with his name “Joe.”
Sometimes, Vice President Biden’s messages to his son took a more personal note, like the day the Wall Street Journal broke the story in October 2014 that Hunter Biden had been discharged from the Navy over a positive cocaine test.
“Good as it could be,” Joe Biden wrote in an email chain that included the article forwarded to the vice president’s email address by White House staff. “Time to move on, Love Dad.”
The vice president also flashed some of his trademark self-deprecating humor, once forwarding an astronomy story suggesting a planet be named for him. From his private email, Joe Biden wrote his family, “Only time in history.” The subject line was: “Why I deserve more respect.”
>>State Department officials have testified that they tried to raise concerns
Yes. I hear that their boss, Hillary Clinton, really frowned on this sort of behavior<<
Right out of the gate....Post of the day!!
So “Robin Ware” was used similar to how “Pierre Delecto” was being used. Or maybe it was a cry for help, and he misspelled “where”
Two sets of laws.
Is that the new term when Democrats flagrantly break the law to commit “High crimes or Bribery”
The media refuses to just outright tell the public the truth.
Laugh break......Letterman’s top 10.
Biden’s lines to his sniffing victims:
10. “Let me know when this gets weird.”
9. “What is that, Pert Plus?”
8. “You have the clavicle of a much younger woman.”
7. “Have you seen ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’?”
6. “Is that the necklace I gave you?”
5. “I haven’t heard a word your husband said.”
4. “You look like young Jeanne Kirkpatrick.”
3. “Ever heard of a second Second Lady?”
2. “I don’t have a time machine but I do have a hot tub.”
1. “In the words of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, ‘I’m not 100 percent sober.’”
The Democrat Media (CNN MSNBC NPR CBS ABC NBC et al) are perfectly fine with this
“...even if he used a private email address.”
There is no such thing as a private email address. His tact here is what’s called “talk around.” And it is illegal for a government employee of any type to use government funds and unapproved communication capacity in this manner.
Communications Security (COMSEC) is defined as the measures taken to deny unauthorized persons information derived from telecommunications of the U.S. government concerning national security, and to ensure the authenticity of such telecommunications. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has the legal obligation to provide the necessary security surrounding the use of communication devices.
§2635.704 Use of Government property
(a) Standard. An employee has a duty to protect and conserve Government property and shall not use such property, or allow its use, for other than authorized purposes.
(b) Definitions. For purposes of this section:
(1) Government property includes any form of real or personal property in which the Government has an ownership, leasehold, or other property interest as well as any right or other intangible interest that is purchased with Government funds, including the services of contractor personnel. The term includes office supplies, telephone and other telecommunications equipment and services, the Government mails, automated data processing capabilities, printing and reproduction facilities, Government records, and Government vehicles.
(2) Authorized purposes are those purposes for which Government property is made available to members of the public or those purposes authorized in accordance with law or regulation.
He’s guilty of misappropriation and/or disclosure of, at the least, sensitive information.
(1)Federal employees and other persons
It shall be unlawful for any officer or employee of the United States or any person described in section 6103(n) (or an officer or employee of any such person), or any former officer or employee, willfully to disclose to any person, except as authorized in this title, any return or return information (as defined in section 6103(b)). Any violation of this paragraph shall be a felony punishable upon conviction by a fine in any amount not exceeding $5,000, or imprisonment of not more than 5 years, or both, together with the costs of prosecution, and if such offense is committed by any officer or employee of the United States, he shall, in addition to any other punishment, be dismissed from office or discharged from employment upon conviction for such offense.
“Two sets of laws.”
Nope. There’s no law anymore. There is only power.
Sobering crimes. And their democrazy-social-communist massed media does not care. Biden-Pelosi -Harris-Schumer support abortion.
Obama and Biden didn’t become wealthy by being smart.
Made men always make money.
Joetato the lifelong DemoCriminal.
This is why Hillary couldn’t be prosecuted. She’s just the tip of the iceberg of traffickers in classified information. Everyone protected her in order to protect themselves.
Benedict Biden: THAT’S HIS NAME!
Destroying America: THAT’S HIS GAME!!
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