Former ethics chief to the Obama administration, Walter Shaub ripped President Biden over claims he has the “highest ethical standards of any administration in American history.” Shaub, the former director of Obama’s Office of Government Ethics, pointed to Hunter Biden’s recent dive into the art world as unethical and highly suspicious.

The Daily Wire reports:

“I certainly hope this is not a ‘prime example’ of the rigorous ethics because this is not rigorous. At some point, they have got to answer questions without deflecting by resorting to this increasingly tired talking point that they have the highest ethics of any administration,” Shaub said. “They can start by sharing this agreement they negotiated with the art dealer. Then, they can pledge to tell us about any contacts the administration has with any known buyers.”

Shaub added, “If they have time, they can tell us why they think it’s appropriate to profit off the presidency after complaining about the last guy doing exactly that.”

The administration previously said that Hunter Biden, the president, the administration, and even the American public would be kept from knowing the identities of the buyers of Hunter Biden’s artwork, which could go for as high as $500,000–an amount that has drawn criticism as it is significantly more expensive than what most artists seek for their first batch of artwork.

A new report revealed Hunter will be meeting with potential buyers beforehand,

“The shows, a small, private affair in Los Angeles and a larger exhibition in New York City will give Biden an opportunity to interact with potential buyers of his paintings, which the gallery expects to sell for as much as $500,000,” CBS News reported. “Asked whether Hunter Biden would attend both events, Georges Berges Gallery spokeswoman Robin Davis said, ‘Oh yes. With pleasure. He’s looking forward to it. It is like someone debuting in the world. And of course, he will be there.’”

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Dennis Karoleski
Dennis Karoleski
1 month ago

It’s a cosmic joke to mention “ethics” and “The Democratic Party” in the same sentence and ethical people know it.

Barney Fife
Barney Fife
1 month ago

It’s sad that the worst and most corrupt President in recent history (O’Butthead) is cleaner than Beijing Biteme. Rest easy President Carter. You’re now third from the bottom on the worst ever list.

Dennis Karoleski
Dennis Karoleski
1 month ago
Reply to  Barney Fife

Barney seems to have forgotten Obama’s accomplishments. He has done more than any other President before him. Here is a list of his impressive accomplishments:

  • First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner.
  • First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in.
  • First President to preside over a cut to the credit-rating of the United States.
  • First President to violate the War Powers Act.
  • First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party.
  • First President to spend a trillion dollars on “shovel-ready” jobs when there was no such thing as “shovel-ready” jobs.
  • First President to abrogate bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters.
  • First President to by-pass Congress and implement the Dream Act through executive fiat.
  • First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including those with criminal convictions.
  • First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees.
  • First President to tell a CEO of a major corporation (Chrysler) to resign.
  • First President to terminate America’s ability to put a man in space.
  • First President to cancel the National Day of Prayer and to say that America is no longer a Christian nation.
  • First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present.
  • First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it.
  • First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly spoke out on the reasons for their rate increases.
  • First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state it is allowed to locate a factory.
  • First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN).
  • First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago.
  • First President to actively try to bankrupt an American industry (coal).
  • First President to fire an inspector general of AmeriCorps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.
  • First President to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office.
  • First President to surround himself with radical left wing anarchists.
  • First President to golf more than 150 separate times in his five years in office.
  • First President to hide his birth, medical, educational and travel records.
  • First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING to earn it.
  • First President to go on multiple “global apology tours” and concurrent “insult our friends” tours.
  • First President to go on over 17 lavish vacations, in addition to date nights and Wednesday evening White House parties for his friends paid for by the taxpayers.
  • First President to have personal servants (taxpayer funded) for his wife.
  • First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense.
  • First President to fly in a personal trainer from Chicago at least once a week at taxpayer expense.
  • First President to repeat the Holy Quran and tell us the early morning call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is the most beautiful sound on earth
  • First President to side with a foreign nation over one of the American 50 states (Mexico vs Arizona).
  • First President to tell the military men and women that they should pay for their own private insurance because they “volunteered to go to war and knew the consequences.”
  • Then he was the First President to tell the members of the military that THEY were UNPATRIOTIC for balking at the last suggestion. (Thank God he didn’t get away with THIS one.)
  • First president to allow Iran to inspect their own facilities.
  • First president to have blood on his hands from Benghazi to the assassinations of several police officers.
  • First president to trade 5 terrorist for a traitor
  • First president to facilitate the Iranians to acquire nuclear weapons.
  • First president to light up the White House in rainbow colors to honor men that lust after other men’s rear ends.
  • First president to put young children in danger by forcing states to allow men in women’s restroom and showers.
  • First president to marry a man.
  • First president to smoke crack cocaine in the White House.

I could go on for days but you get the point.
How is this hope and change’ working out for you?

Carolyn
Carolyn
1 month ago

Change that from highest to lowest standards.