Donald Trump Jr. took to Fox News Wednesday night to declare his envy for … Hunter Biden?
When asked by Fox News host Sean Hannity Wednesday night if he could “imagine that your name was Hunter Biden,” the President’s son gleefully responded that he wished that he shared the same name as the Democratic frontrunner’s son.
“I wish my name was Hunter Biden. I could go abroad, and make millions off of my father’s presidency — I’d be a really rich guy, it would be incredible,” Trump Jr. said with a straight face. “But because my name is Trump, if I took 1.5 dollars from China—not 1.5 billion like Hunter but 1.5 dollars—their heads would explode.”
Never mind that Trump Jr. and his brother Eric Trump have literally traveled around the globe running the family real estate business while their father occupies the highest office in the land.
It hasn’t been all smooth sailing, though. Last week, Eric Trump told the Wall Street Journal that the family business is considering selling its International Trump Hotel in Washington in light of ongoing criticism that the hotel serves as an inappropriate source of profit for the President who has become the subject of several lawsuits accusing him of violating the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause.
Trump Jr. then continued railing against the media for its coverage on his father’s Ukraine quid quo.
“If I took a no-show job for $83,000 a month for a business I knew nothing about, in a language I didn’t speak, in a corrupt country like the Ukraine where my dad says we’re going to withhold billions of taxpayer dollars if you don’t get rid of the prosecutor investigating me, the media would end themselves, Sean,” Trump Jr. said, adding that the media would “have an aneurysm.”
During a segment on “Fox & Friends” earlier Wednesday, Trump Jr. attacked Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman’s testimony by baselessly accusing the National Security Council official, who overheard the President’s July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, of being a “leftist.”
Watch Trump Jr.’s remarks below:
Trump Jr.: "I wish my name was Hunter Biden. I could go abroad, and make millions off of my father's presidency — I'd be a really rich guy." pic.twitter.com/WYEEx6JCCO
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) October 31, 2019