Skip to content

Impeachment Witness Found No Justification for Payments to Joe Biden’s Brother, James Biden

Bankruptcy trustee testifies about James Biden's unclear role at Americore and the undocumented loans that the bankrupt company gave him.

The Biden family saga unfolds further as the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability scrutinizes a series of questionable financial transactions involving President Joe Biden’s brother, James Biden. At the heart of the controversy is Americore, a healthcare company now bankrupt, which inexplicably loaned hundreds of thousands of dollars to James Biden under circumstances that raise eyebrows and demand accountability.

Carol Fox’s testimony during the impeachment inquiry into Americore’s bankruptcy proceedings highlights a disturbing lack of clarity regarding James Biden’s involvement with the company. Despite being listed as a “Principal” on a business card, there is no evidence to substantiate the consulting and marketing services he purportedly provided; he was paid $10,000 for those alleged services. The inability to identify any documentation supporting the $600,000 in loans made to James Biden from Americore, which was struggling financially, is particularly alarming.

Americore’s decision to loan James Biden hundreds of thousands of dollars, with no apparent return on investment or documentation justifying such transactions, is questionable at best. These actions took place as the company was in dire financial straits, eventually leading to bankruptcy. Moreover, James Biden’s alleged claims about leveraging his last name to “open doors” and secure investments based on his political connections are concerning. These claims, if true, suggest a misuse of influence for personal gain.

The $350,000 settlement of the lawsuit against James Biden by Carol Fox, Americore’s bankruptcy trustee, does not absolve the underlying issues. While James Biden insists he delivered the consulting services he was paid for, the lack of evidence and documentation raises doubts about the legitimacy of these claims.

This episode is not an isolated incident but part of a pattern of questionable financial dealings shadowing the Biden family. The Oversight Committee’s investigation reveals a web of loans and payments, including a $200,000 transfer from James to Joe Biden, tagged as a loan repayment, facilitated by Americore’s wire transfer to James on the same day.

In a political climate fraught with division and skepticism, the Americore saga serves as a reminder of the importance of ethical conduct and transparency. The American people deserve to know the full extent of the Biden family’s financial entanglements and whether they have compromised the ethical standards expected of public figures.

As the Oversight Committee proceeds with its inquiry, it is crucial that all facts are brought to light, and that those involved are held accountable for their actions. Only through rigorous scrutiny and accountability can we hope to restore faith in our public institutions and ensure that the corridors of power are not avenues for personal enrichment.

Robert Chernin

Robert Chernin

Robert B. Chernin has brought his years of political consulting and commentary back to radio. As a longtime entrepreneur, business leader, fundraiser and political confidant, Robert has a unique perspective with insights not heard anyway else. Robert has consulted on federal and statewide campaigns at the gubernatorial, congressional, senatorial, and presidential level. He served in leadership roles in the presidential campaigns of President George W. Bush as well as McCain for President. He led Florida’s Victory 2004’s national Jewish outreach operations as Executive Director. In addition, he served on the President’s Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Robert co-founded and served as president of the Electoral Science Institute, a non-profit organization that utilizes behavioral science to increase voter participation and awareness. Robert can be heard on multiple radio stations and viewed on the “Of the People” podcast where you get your podcasts.