Kevin Morris, an entertainment lawyer, told Congress last week that Joe Biden’s presidential campaign in 2020 had nothing to do with his decision to loan Hunter Biden money that year to pay his outstanding taxes.
Morris said that instead, the impeachment proceedings against former President Donald Trump related to Ukraine were likely the political “risk” he had been alluding to in a highly scrutinized email he sent on Feb. 7, 2020, according to a transcript of Morris’s testimony that lawmakers released Tuesday.
However, the impeachment proceedings effectively ended two days before Morris sent the email, as the Senate acquitted Trump on Feb. 5, 2020.
“I believe that, you know, remember that the Trump impeachment process was going on at this time. And, you know, they were waiving around the possibility of calling Hunter, you know,