During an appearance on ABC’s “The View,” Jill Biden shared how the attacks on Hunter Biden have affected her.
“They’ve been really hurtful,” said adding, “I mean to hear your son attacked, I expected that Joe would be attacked. But not your children, not your children.”
She continued to note that politicians and pundits have typically stayed away from attacks on family members of politicians, “No one has touched children.”
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“They’ve been really hurtful,” @DrBiden says of the attacks against her son Hunter Biden. “To hear your son attacked… I expected that Joe would be attacked but not your children.”— The View (@TheView) February 13, 2020
“He’s doing great,” @JoeBiden adds. “I talk to him almost every day.” https://t.co/Y9oxJdfZvA pic.twitter.com/Q5sm43oON6
Despite the attacks, the former vice president said his son is “doing great” and weathering the attacks on leveled against him.
“He’s doing great,” Biden said, adding, “I talk to him almost every day.”
Conservatives have ripped into Hunter’s previous appointment to the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings, suggesting that it was improper for him to accept the position while his father was in office.
“It is hurtful, particularly when guys like Lindsey Graham, who is a friend of mine, do these things,” he said.
Joe Biden on attacks on Hunter: “It is hurtful, particularly when guys like Lindsey Graham, who is a friend of mine, do these things.”@JoyVBehar: “He’s still a friend?”— The View (@TheView) February 13, 2020
Biden: “… presidents can’t hold grudges, you gotta heal.” https://t.co/IjijxEYjU7 pic.twitter.com/PwoVVlrIyy
However, he said “presidents can’t hold grudges” adding that he doesn’t want to respond in kind with attacks on President Donald Trump’s children.