While there are plenty of folks in the deeper, darker parts of the internet trafficking in all sorts of conversations about Hunter Biden at the moment, Senator Ted Cruz isn’t convinced that it’s doing any good for President Trump’s reelection chances.
The allegations are that a laptop, once belonging to Hunter Biden, had its hard drive copied by a computer repair shop owner and that this copy had been turned over to Rudy Giuliani some time ago. The FBI was also involved, but there’s no real telling how far along the Bureau is in their investigation…if they’re still working the case at all.
The contents of the laptop are mostly unverified, and largely unverifiable, save an email or two that one of Hunter Biden’s ex-business partners said were real. The rest of what that laptop purportedly contained has been leaked only via a low-integrity Chinese website with links to Steve Bannon, and, without any proper chain of custody understanding, there’s no telling how valid any of the story could ever be.
Perhaps that is why Ted Cruz isn’t sure that there’s any merit to pushing the allegations any further.
Cruz told Jonathan Swan of Axios in an interview that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s “best moment” in the Oct. 22 debate came when he brushed off Trump’s attacks on his family and turned to the camera to tell viewers that their families matter more.
“One of Biden’s best points was when he said all these attacks back and forth about my family and [Trump’s] family, they don’t matter. What matters is your family. That may have been Biden’s best moment, actually,” Cruz said.
Asked to clarify his view that attacks on Hunter Biden haven’t been effective, Cruz replied: “I don’t think it moves a single voter.”
President Trump seems to have a differing opinion, however, and has repeatedly mentioned Hunter Biden at rallies of late.
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