- Wooden posted a screenshot that he suggests demonstrates a friendship between Tucker Carlson and Hunter Biden.
- In a separate Telegram message, Wooden claimed Carlson and Biden have a “buddy buddy” connection.
- The screenshot has not been independently verified by Carlson or Biden.
The Donald Trump-allied attorney Lin Wood promises that the Fox News host Tucker Carlson and Hunter Biden, President Joe Biden’s son, have a “buddy-buddy” partnership. On Thursday, Wooden posted what he claims is a discussion among the two as proof.
While it is unclear who initially posted the email exchange involving Biden and Carlson, Wood uploaded the unredacted and unverified screenshot to his Telegram channel on Thursday night. It seems to demonstrate a few email messages in between Biden and Carlson from November 2014.
Neither Carlson nor Biden has confirmed the authenticity of the messages.
In the trade, Carlson appears to thank Biden for composing a reference letter to Georgetown University — which Biden attended — for his son, Buckley.
“Hunter! I are unable to thank you sufficient for creating that letter to Georgetown on Buckley’s behalf. So nice of you. I know it’s going to enable,” examine a concept that, according to the screenshot, appeared to be despatched from Carlson’s individual Gmail account on November 12, 2014.
“Hope you happen to be great and we can all get meal quickly. Tucker,” the electronic mail ongoing.
Wood’s screenshot of the e mail chain also demonstrates what appears to be a reaction from Biden a working day later on, which browse: “Hey buddy — I need Buckley’s CV if you have 1 helpful. Thanks.”
To that information, Carlson appears to answer: “Of class. Receiving on a plane now but I’ll request Susie to mail it appropriate absent. Many thanks once again. It is seriously great of you to do this.”
Buckley Carlson did not go to Georgetown University but in its place researched authorities and political science at the College of Virginia and graduated in 2019.
But Carlson’s obvious driving-the-scenes friendliness with Biden does not show up to jell with statements he has created about the latter. In April, Carlson built the baseless declare that Biden watches youngster pornography. During the 2020 presidential campaign, Carlson also launched attacks on Biden, calling the president’s son a “fallen gentleman.”
It is unclear the place Wood been given such a screenshot, and he did not right away respond to Insider’s request for remark. Carlson’s and Biden’s reps have also been contacted for comment.
In Wood’s Telegram message chain, he appeared to attribute the revealing of the screenshot to his threats to sue Carlson, whom he this week accused of remaining component of an extensive deep-condition procedure.
“Oh, and when I sue Tucker Carlson and Fox and take Previous Tucker Boy’s sworn testimony on cross examination, I will be sure to inquire him ALL about his ‘buddy buddy’ marriage of yrs with HUNTER BIDEN!!!” Wooden wrote on Telegram on Thursday.
“Wonder if Tucker will be a ‘ghost’ no present for his deposition like some other wrong accusers have been in latest months. Some folks detest to face the fact. Primarily under penalty of perjury,” Wooden wrote. “Enjoy it materialize. I will preserve you posted!!!”
Wood has been more and more embroiled in a war with other much-proper figures in modern weeks. Past thirty day period, Kyle Rittenhouse, the 18-12 months-aged acquitted of initial-diploma murder charges in the Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings, sat down for an job interview with Carlson and blasted Wooden, declaring the law firm purposefully retained him in jail for months.
Wooden this week also hit out at “Prevent the Steal,” accusing the pro-Trump bring about — acknowledged for pushing the former president’s baseless election-fraud statements — of becoming a deep-point out campaign. Separately, Wood has been feuding with the Georgia lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene, telling Insider in Oct that he and Greene have been no for a longer time “aligned” in hoping to overturn the 2020 election results.