Both Facebook and Twitter took the unusual step of throttling back distribution of a New York Post story that claims Hunter Biden introduced his father, the current presidential candidate Joe Biden, to a Ukranian businessman in 2015. The story is based on leaked emails that the Post suggests were on a laptop owned by Hunter Biden that was left at a computer repair shop. Shortly after it was...
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