It wasn’t way back {that a} New York Times bombshell about business ties between the president’s son and a international entity would have obtained wall-to-wall protection, however that was not the case with the paper’s latest report about Hunter Biden. 

According to the Times, an funding agency that counts Biden amongst its founders helped a Chinese company buy one of many world’s most profitable cobalt mines from an American company whereas his father, Joe Biden, was vp. This is renewing issues about potential conflicts of curiosity and whether or not the now-current president had any information about his son’s business dealings, which he had beforehand denied.

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However, the beautiful report revealed by the Times obtained zero protection on CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS and NBC, based on transcripts. 

The lack of scrutiny in the direction of President Biden’s son is nothing new. During the ultimate weeks of the 2020 presidential election, the liberal networks famously prevented protecting Hunter Biden’s damning laptop computer that additional shed mild on his international business dealings. 

CNN, particularly, spiked the Hunter Biden story as its high bosses have been caught on leaked audiotapes saying “we’re not going with” the bombshell first reported by the New York Post. 

The New York Times report alleged Hunter Biden established the agency Bohai Harvest RST (BHR) Equity Investment Fund Management Company with two different Americans and a few Chinese companions in 2013. The American members managed 30 % of the Shanghai-based operation and served on the board. 

The company notably accomplished a deal in 2016 that noticed a Congo cobalt and copper mine switch from American company Freeport-McMoRan to Chinese outfit China Molybdenum for the sum of $2.65 billion. 

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BHR served as a minority stakeholder to purchase out round $1.14 billion of shares from Lundin Mining of Canada, who owned a portion of the Congo mine. 

China Molybdenum then purchased BHR’s shares of the mine two years later, based on Hong Kong filings. The deal resulted in China Molybdenum proudly owning 80% of the mine, with the remaining portion owned by Congo’s state mining enterprise. 

The Time reported that Biden managed 10 % of BHR by Skaneateles LLC, a company based mostly in Washington. 

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo, President-elect Joe Biden, right, embraces his son Hunter Biden, left, in Wilmington, Del. Biden’s son Hunter says he has learned from federal prosecutors that his tax affairs are under investigation.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

FILE – In this Nov. 7, 2020, file picture, President-elect Joe Biden, proper, embraces his son Hunter Biden, left, in Wilmington, Del. Biden’s son Hunter says he has realized from federal prosecutors that his tax affairs are beneath investigation.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Chris Clark, a lawyer for Biden, stated he “no longer holds any interest, directly or indirectly, in either BHR or Skaneateles,” and Chinese data indicated Biden was not a member on the board as of April 2020. 

But Chinese business records reviewed by Fox News in April 2021 confirmed that Hunter Biden continued to carry a ten% stake in Chinese non-public fairness agency Bohai Harvest RST Equity Investment Fund Management Co. by Hunter’s company, Skaneateles LLC.

“He has been working to unwind his investment, but I would certainly point you — he’s a private citizen,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki stated at the moment. “I would point you to him or his lawyers on the outside on any update.”

. President Biden significantly warned about China’s rising dominance of cobalt as a stumbling block to America’s makes an attempt at shifting from petrol gasoline to electrical automobiles, as cobalt is a key ingredient in electrical automobile batteries. 

Fox News’ Peter Aitken contributed to this report.