The last time Joe Biden declined to run for president, it was due to the death of his son Beau. This time it’s his other son, Hunter, whose troubles may give him pause.
Hunter is in good health, but his behavior may seem sick — and his dad’s response may leave voters scratching their heads. Joe Biden has confirmed rumors that Hunter and his brother’s widow, Hallie, are in a romantic relationship.
While it’s uncertain when the relationship started, Hunter is recently divorced, and his ex-wife’s characterization of him as a man obsessed with alcohol, drugs and women casts the situation in a terrible light. To make matters worse, in 2014, Hunter was discharged from the Navy Reserve after testing positive for cocaine.
As for Joe Biden, he has declared his “full and complete support” for Hunter’s new relationship. He said, “We are all lucky that Hunter and Hallie found each other as they were putting their lives together again after such sadness.”
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