Bannon says EVERYTHING in Biden laptop scandal is true & claims no Russia plot as Hunter 'tried to get hard drive back'

FORMER White House strategist Steve Bannon on Sunday said that all the information from Hunter Biden’s laptop exposed in a report last week is valid and proves that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has “lied” for “years.”

On top of that Bannon, who advised President Donald Trump, claimed that Hunter Biden’s lawyer has been trying to recover the laptop hard drive and threatened to make letters proving that public, if Biden’s team denies the laptop is theirs.  

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“Joe Biden has lied about this for years,” Bannon said an Skype interview with Sky News after emails emerged around Hunter Biden’s overseas business dealings.

The Hunter Biden laptop scandal began on Wednesday when The New York Post published emails and photographs from a laptop allegedly belonging to Joe Biden’s son, that had been left at a repair shop and never retrieved. 

Messages from the hard drive suggested that Hunter Biden arranged a meeting between his father, then vice president of the US, and an executive at a Ukrainian energy firm where he sat on the board of directors. 

In one message, Hunter Biden says a proposed deal with China’s biggest private energy company would be “interesting for me and my family.” 

Bannon said that what is “stunning about these emails… is that [Joe] Biden has basically said to the American people, 'I knew nothing about it.' Now we actually see they had meetings set up.”

“That sets the predicate that Joe Biden has lied consistently over the last couple years to the American people,” Bannon said. 

“He lied on the debate stage with President Trump.”

Bannon also pointed out that Fox News contacted people included in the emails. 

“What was so stunning is that they reported last night that one, the guys on the emails said absolutely the meetings happened,” Bannon said.

“This is not off of some Russia intelligence operation. That emails correct, the meanings correct and, by the way, that 10 percent of the equity is Joe Biden’s.”

On Sunday, Trump created a new nickname for his opponent based on that detail.

“Hunter Biden's laptop is a disaster for the entire Biden family, but especially for his father, Joe. It is now a proven fact, and cannot be denied, that all of that info is the REAL DEAL,” Trump tweeted. 

“That makes it impossible for '50%, or 10%' Joe, to ever assume the office of the President!”

Bannon, who served as chief strategist for the first seven months of Trump’s presidency, told The Australian on Sunday that Hunter Biden’s lawyer George Mesires emailed the repair shop to try to get the laptop and then contacted him for the hard drive. 

“Hunter Biden's lawyer has come to us both with phone calls and with emails saying, 'Hey, I've got to get the hard drive back.’ This is not some Russian intelligence operation—they admit it's their hard drive,” Bannon claimed. 

The lawyer sent legal letters to the repair shop in Delaware, which Bannon said he is holding on to because he was taught by Andrew Breitbart to “put it out, let them lie and then bang, drop them on the lie, let them lie some more, drop it again.”

“We have the emails from the lawyer, if we need to ­release them, we'll release them,” Bannon said. 

Bannon, who informed The Post about the laptop, said Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani contacted him for media strategy on exposing the emails after getting the hard drive from a third-party. 

The FBI is reportedly investigating whether the Biden laptop scandal is part of a Russian disinformation campaign to damage the Democratic presidential nominee.

In August, Bannon was arrested and charged with money laundering and a conspiracy to commit mail fraud linked to a private fundraising campaign called We Build the Wall.

He plead not guilty on August 20. 

Bannon also told The Australian that if Trump loses the election to Joe Biden in November, he will run again in 2024. 

“You're not going to see the end of Donald Trump,” Bannon said.

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