Trump compares Hunter Biden to shady pharmaceutical ‘middle men’


President Trump jokingly compared Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s scandal-scarred son Hunter Biden to shady “middle men” who fix pharmaceutical drug prices during a speech to seniors in Tampa, Fl., on Friday.

Touting his work to cut drug prices, the commander-in-chief asked anyone if they’d met a middle man before joking that Hunter Biden worked as one — a nod to The Post’s reporting this week on the son’s foreign business dealings.

“I’ll bet you Hunter is a middle man. He’s like vacuum cleaner,” Trump told the crowd, accusing the oft-troubled son of following around his ex-vice president father Joe Biden on overseas trips to hoover up piles of cash.

“Hunter made no money until his father became vice president and now he’s like a vacuum cleaner,” Trump continued, referring to a tranche of Hunter Biden’s emails published by The Post on Wednesday and Thursday which indicated he leveraged his father’s influence to score lucrative deals overseas.

“His father goes to Germany — Hunter’s right there. ‘Hey give me a couple of million.’ Not a couple of million, a hell of lot more than a couple of million. It’s a shame. I’ll tell you what, it’s an organized crime family, as far as I’m concerned,” Trump continued.

In December 2013, Hunter Biden flew aboard Air Force Two with his then-veep father on an official visit to Beijing where Joe Biden reportedly met with Hunter’s Chinese partners. Ten days later, the troubled son’s firm inked a deal with a state-backed bank to create a $1 billion investment firm.

Donald Trump speaking in Fort Myers, Florida.AP

A massive trove of documents contained on a Hunter Biden hard drive showed the Democratic nominee’s son also stood to make more than $10 million a year for “introductions” as part of a deal with a Chinese firm.

Another smoking-gun email published Wednesday by The Post indicated Hunter Biden introduced his then-veep dad to a Ukrainian gas executive who was under investigation before Joe Biden pressured Ukrainian officials into firing a prosecutor who was investigating the company.

The commander-in-chief also railed against Twitter’s unprecedented censorship of the articles, telling the crowd in Fort Myers that he believed both “big tech” and the media were protecting Biden’s presidential campaign by restricting access to the reporting on Twitter and Facebook and for refusing to investigate the claims.

Trump said he was particularly unhappy with ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos who didn’t ask Biden a single question about the explosive charges during his solo town hall in Pennsylvania on Thursday night.