The Biden campaign is once again embroiled in a scandal regarding interference in the 2020 presidential election. Former CIA official Michael Morrell testified to the House Judiciary Committee that Biden’s senior adviser and current Secretary of State Tony Blinken orchestrated a letter signed by 51 former intelligence officials to cast doubt on the Hunter Biden laptop story.
Sounds like the Biden family really didn't want Hunter's laptop verified https://t.co/iB1hZO9bBg
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) April 21, 2023
Moreover, Morrell revealed that the Biden campaign played an active role in the origins of the public statement, suppressing the Hunter Biden story and preventing American citizens from making an informed decision during the 2020 presidential election. “This concerted effort to minimize and suppress public dissemination of the serious allegations about the Biden family was a grave disservice to all American citizens’ informed participation in our democracy,” reads the letter to Blinken.
Ex-deputy director of the CIA testifies to @Jim_Jordan that he decided to sign onto a letter with intelligence officers calling the Hunter Biden laptop story “Russian disinformation” after Antony Blinken called him.
“Because I wanted [Biden] to win the election,” he said pic.twitter.com/WYVphOmXWt
— Gabe Kaminsky (@gekaminsky) April 21, 2023
The "50 former intelligence former intelligence officials" who falsely accused the Hunter Biden laptop of being "Russian disinfo" letter in 2020 was organized by former CIA officials on request of the Biden campaign, according to new testimony. https://t.co/ATpGptLJGo
— Lee Fang (@lhfang) April 21, 2023
Morrell exposed that after the final presidential debate, where Biden cited the intelligence officials’ letter to discredit the New York Post’s reporting about the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop, he received a call from Biden campaign Chairman Steve Richetti. Soon after, Blinken contacted Morrell and “triggered” the letter’s creation.
It was established that the Biden campaign provided guidance on how to publicize the statement, with Morrell emailing about which reporters and media outlets the statement should be provided to. This information could raise ethical concerns regarding election interference by attempting to bury the Hunter Biden laptop story.
Morrell confirmed that one of his goals in signing the letter was to help Biden win the presidential election over Trump, adding that he supported Biden for president. This revelation is alarming and highlights the partisanship, as well as the hypocrisy of the intelligence community who constantly advocate for remaining impartial in domestic politics.
Indeed, Biden’s team has repeatedly and vehemently denied allegations of the authenticity of the Hunter Biden laptop, which has since been authenticated by various news agencies. This denial, along with their active campaign to bury the story, raises doubts about their commitment to transparency and honesty.
Overall, this latest revelation about the Biden campaign’s interference in the election further reinforces the belief that Democrats prioritize winning at all costs, even if it means deceiving the American people.