Political and Legislative

Hunter Biden Sues Former Overstock Chief Over Alleged Defamation

Hunter Biden is suing Patrick Byrne, the former CEO of online retailer Overstock, for defamation, alleging Byrne, a fierce former President Trump ally, made false statements that claimed Biden sought a bribe from Iran.

The suit, filed Wednesday in the Central District of California, accuses Byrne of publishing false statements last June that Biden had reached out to the Iranian government in the fall of 2021 and offered to have his father, President Biden, “unfreeze” $8 billion in Iranian funds in exchange for $800 million being funneled into an account.

Byrne allegedly stated that the younger Biden told the Iranian government that, “If you do this deal with us, it will lubricate other negotiations which have recently started between us,” according to the suit.

Read more at The Hill

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