President Biden commends son Hunter’s ‘honesty’ about substance abuse in memoir

An emotional President Biden praised the “honesty” proven by son Hunter Biden in talking about his struggles with drug addiction as thorough in an forthcoming memoir.

“The honesty with which he stepped forward and talked about the issue and the hope that — it gave me hope studying it,” Mr. Biden advised CBS’ “60 Minutes” in an job interview slated to air Sunday forward of the Super Bowl.

He appeared to grow to be choked-up while talking about his son’s restoration with host Norah O’Donnell, his initially televised interview given that Mr. Biden became president final month.

“I indicate, it was like, my boy’s back. You know what I signify?” Mr. Biden reported, then paused, adding, “Anyway, I’m sorry to get so own.”

Hunter Biden’s memoir “Beautiful Things” is scheduled to be printed in April by Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books. The publisher has not disclosed how substantially Hunter Biden is currently being paid for writing the guide.

“The honesty with which he stepped ahead and talked about the dilemma,” Pres. Biden suggests of his son Hunter’s memoir on his struggles with habit, “it gave me hope.”

“It was like my boy’s back again,” Pres. Biden tells us.

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— Norah O’Donnell 🇺🇸 (@NorahODonnell) February 7, 2021

Hunter Biden verified in December that the U.S. attorney’s office in Delaware is investigating his tax affairs.

The president son’s enterprise dealings in the Ukraine and China also have appear beneath scrutiny, with critics accusing Hunter Biden of buying and selling on the family members identify to enrich himself.

The ebook “details Hunter’s descent into material abuse and his tortuous route to sobriety,” according to the press release.

“I’ll betcha there’s not a family members you know that does not have anyone in the spouse and children that had a drug problem or an liquor issue,” said the president.

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