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Wed Apr 7, 2021, 09:38 PM

Hunter Biden Tells Ivanka, Don Jr., and Eric Trump to Get a Job (Without Their Daddy's Help)

“Do you think if any of the Trump children ever tried to get a job outside of their father’s business that his name wouldn’t figure into the calculation?”

By Bess Levin
April 7, 2021

One of the most cringeworthy subplots to emerge from Donald Trump’s attempt to take down Joe Biden via his son was the one in which Eric and Donald Trump Jr. were assigned the task of attacking Hunter Biden on charges of nepotism and trading on his family name. Yes, Don and Eric, who have spent nearly their entire adult lives working for the Trump Organization, which was cofounded by their grandfather and is owned by their dad. Yes, Don and Eric, who are reportedly both worth approximately $25 million apiece—virtually all of which can be attributed to their father’s company—despite Don Jr. being responsible for fuckups like helping to launch Trump Mortgage in 2006 only to see it collapse less than a year later and Eric running Trump Winery, where the house wine tastes like “Welch’s grape jelly with alcohol.” Yes, Don and Eric, who spent their dad’s entire time in office profiting off of the presidency, and tried to host the G7 summit at their Miami resort, only reversing the decision after deafening criticism they apparently didn’t see coming.

“I wish my name was Hunter Biden,” Don Jr. said out loud on TV in October 2019. “I could go abroad and make millions off my father’s presidency. I’d be a really rich guy.” (He is, and it’s because his name is Donald Trump.) “When you’re the father and your son’s entire career is dependent on that, they own you,” he also said on TV the same month, unintentionally describing his own situation. “If I was doing the same thing that that family was doing, I’d be in jail,” Eric complained to Jeanine Pirro around the same time. “Why is it that every family goes into politics and enriches themselves? We’re the only family—we stopped doing deals when my father became [president]…. Guess what? All of these kids, they started doing deals when their families went into politics, and it’s sickening.” (Actually, the Trump kids continued doing deals when their father became president, and the reason Donald Trump ran for office in the first place was to enrich himself and his family.)

The whole thing reached the apex of un-self-awareness and stupidity in March 2020, when Don Jr., who apparently thought anyone would pay $50,000 to hear him speak if his father hadn’t been president, challenged Hunter Biden to a nepotism-off. Speaking to Axios, the president’s namesake proposed that he and Hunter release their tax returns and then “talk about all of the places where I am supposedly grifting but Hunter Biden isn’t…. Let’s talk about who profited off of whose public service. Happy to do it. Let’s make it happen.”

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Obviously, this “debate” never happened (nor did Junior’s father ever release his tax returns, though they are now in the hands of the Manhattan district attorney). But, just for yuks, Hunter Biden decided to address the issue in his new memoir, Beautiful Things. While the book largely focuses on his struggles with substance abuse and the death of his brother, Beau Biden, the younger Biden son begins by referencing Team Trump’s attacks on him for the work he did abroad “even as [Trump’s] own children had pocketed millions in China and Russia.” At one point, he calls out Don Jr. and Eric for getting rich solely thanks to their dad whereas Hunter writes, “I’ve worked for someone other than my father, rose and fell on my own.” While acknowledging his own privilege—“there’s no question my last name was a coveted credential,” he says—he takes aim at the ex-president‘s adult children for suggesting they‘re self-made individuals who didn’t reap the benefits of their family name. “Do you think if any of the Trump children ever tried to get a job outside of their father’s business that his name wouldn’t figure into the calculation? My response has always been to work harder so that my accomplishments stand on their own,” he writes.

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https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/04/hunter-biden-trump-children-nepotism

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Reply Hunter Biden Tells Ivanka, Don Jr., and Eric Trump to Get a Job (Without Their Daddy's Help) (Original post)
catbyte Apr 7 OP
tclambert Apr 7 #1
tclambert Apr 7 #2
concretebluetwo Apr 7 #6
argyl Apr 8 #9
concretebluetwo Apr 8 #17
argyl Apr 9 #19
concretebluetwo Apr 8 #18
RobinA Apr 9 #20
Cozmo Apr 7 #3
Tndem615 Apr 7 #4
FakeNoose Apr 7 #5
keithbvadu2 Apr 7 #7
monkeyman1 Apr 7 #8
PortTack Apr 8 #10
monkeyman1 Apr 8 #12
Blue Owl Apr 8 #11
monkeyman1 Apr 8 #13
OnDoutside Apr 8 #14
Hugin Apr 8 #15
raccoon Apr 8 #16

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:25 PM

2. I don't think either of them could handle the intricacies of working the fryer.

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Response to tclambert (Reply #2)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:55 PM

6. Definitely not

But don't diss the fry guy....running the fry station on game day doing 200+ tickets an hour is beyond the purview of the majority of humans, let alone the spineless and mush-minded likes of a Trump.....

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Response to concretebluetwo (Reply #6)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:36 AM

9. When I was a kid I could handle Sheetrock, frame a house, and weld.

Among others. But working fast food was too much for me. I couldn't handle it.

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Response to argyl (Reply #9)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 10:06 PM

17. Me and most of the ones I knew

Me and most of the ones I knew started in fast food. I moved from the burger and fry joints to delivering pizzas, to the black and whites(tablecloths and staff dress) downtown across the first first ten years of my working life. Ended up as the day kitchen manager at a small "expensive casual" club downtown.
When I got the opportunity to go to the trades I marveled at how hard I used to work for 30% of the $$.

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Response to concretebluetwo (Reply #17)

Fri Apr 9, 2021, 10:16 AM

19. Guess I went the other way. My first job was at a Burger King. I didn't last a week.

So I started working in warehousing, then cutting metal and welding in metal shops. I was all of 17 at the time(I dropped out of high school). Then I started working outside framing and sheet rocking houses and working with concrete. The work was physically demanding and I went from a skinny 110 lb. kid to nothing but a muscle and gristle 135 lbs. Still little but nobody fucked with me. But as hard as the work could be I just couldn't work in a fast food joint. Even tried it again about four years after my first shot. I'd sprained an ankle. This time I maybe made it two days. It wasn't the ankle, I just couldn't handle the work.
And after about ten years working outside and noticing more aches and pains I went to a public university and got a Masters Degree.
And going to school and working outside was still easier than that damn Burger King.

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Fri Apr 9, 2021, 12:11 PM

20. I Started In Fast Food

I now work in a forensic psychiatric hospital. McDonalds was way more out of hand.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:25 PM

3. You go, Hunter

Spot on!

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:29 PM

4. So refreshing

To finally have a moral family, with the head as potus. God bless the Biden’s. I pray Hunter enters politics, but I understand if he doesn’t want to subject himself to that hell

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 10:49 PM

5. See, here's the thing about that

Junior and Eric (as well as the other offspring) are described in the news media as being "worth $25 million each."

However they really aren't. They're named in Chump's will to (supposedly) inherit something like $25 or 30 million each when their father finally meets his maker. But that's assuming that there will be ANYTHING left in the estate once it's settled. If Chump dies owing $ millions, which will probably be the case, those kids will get zilch.

It's all part of the Chump Family BS.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 11:20 PM

7. Didn't they try running charities? Of course that included the Trump family habit of stealing.

Didn't they try running charities?

Of course that included the Trump family habit of stealing.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Wed Apr 7, 2021, 11:49 PM

8. they have never put in a hard day's work. just look at there hand's .

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:39 AM

10. They're allergic!! AND have medical exemptions

Terrible of Hunter to suggest such.

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Response to PortTack (Reply #10)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:54 AM

12. that's a damn good one ! there all 4-f !!

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:18 AM

11. K&R

The t***p family has failed upwards long enough... time for a rapid descent...

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Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:58 AM

13. trump family is officially now the bottom of the pickle barrel in public opinion .

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Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:25 AM

14. "I wish my name was Hunter Biden," Don Jr. said, so he'd have a dad who loved him.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 03:12 AM

15. "who are reportedly both worth approximately $25 million apiece..."



Really? Is that it? Most of that is illiquid. The way they talk, you'd think they crapped solid gold.

Man, Princess Sparkle is taking them all to the bank. No wonder the former guy asks Jar-Jar to do everything. He owes the Saudis alone 25x as much.

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Thu Apr 8, 2021, 08:11 AM

16. "Yip yip yip yip yip yip yip yip moo moo moo moo..."

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