The son of US President Joe Biden, Hunter, boasted of drug use along with former Washington Mayor Marion Barry. This is reported by the publication with reference to the recording of a telephone conversation between Biden Jr. and his friend that fell into his possession.
The publication clarifies that the phone conversation is dated January 2019 and was stored on a laptop that Hunter Biden left in a repair shop. During a conversation with a friend, the son of the American leader boasted that he once used crack cocaine with Barry, who died in 2014.
Earlier it became known that on the same laptop were found photos of a sexual nature with underage girls, correspondence with them, as well letters indicating his shady deals with companies in Ukraine. Biden Jr. himself said about the possible involvement of Russia in the discovered documents but admitted that he did not remember whether the laptop was delivered for repair in Delaware.
Hunter Biden does not hide the fact that he was addicted to drugs for a long time. On April 6, a book with his memoirs went on sale, where, among other things, he told about his addiction to alcohol and drugs. According to the president's son, he spent on them the money he received from working on the board of the Ukrainian gas production company Burisma.
Biden Jr. also recalled that at times he experienced such acute withdrawal that he was ready to use anything remotely resembling a drug вЂ” even parmesan. In an interview with CBS, he stressed that he has been sober since he married producer, Melissa Cohen.