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President Biden’s sister Valerie Biden Owens says Trump “very cause” on bringing her brother down

Bycbs editor

Apr 12, 2022

President Joe Biden’s sister Valerie Biden Owens stated in an interview Monday that she turned into now no longer searching ahead to her brother jogging for workplace in 2020 due to the fact she believes former President Donald Trump is “cause” on bringing him down.

The first sister, an established marketing campaign supervisor and adviser to Mr. Biden, has been part of each certainly considered one among his political campaigns, inclusive of seven Senate races and his a success White House bid. She writes approximately her dating together along with her brother — in addition to her worries approximately his 2020 presidential run — in her new book, “Growing Up Biden: A Memoir.”

“The handiest race that I wasn’t captivated with Joe getting concerned in turned into the 2020 presidency due to the fact I expected, and turned into now no longer disappointed, that it might be unsightly and mean, and it might be an assault on my brother, Joe, in my view and professionally, due to the fact the previous president may be very cause on bringing my brother down,” she informed “CBS Mornings” co-host Gayle King.

“I assumed from the start that the previous president and his entourage could assault my brother through going and attacking my own circle of relatives,” Owens stated, regarding allegations of wrongdoing in opposition to Joe Biden’s son Hunter.

CBS News currently discovered new information about a federal research into Hunter Biden’s commercial enterprise practices, which Trump mechanically delivered up throughout his reelection marketing campaign. Multiple reassets say the probe is broader than formerly known, with investigators searching into whether or not the president’s son and his buddies violated tax, overseas lobbying and cash laundering laws.

Owens regarded to dismiss any claims of wrongdoing in opposition to her nephew.

“There hasn’t been a there there because it turned into referred to in 2019 or on every occasion it first turned into,” she informed King.

Owens has been through her brother’s aspect due to the fact that he gained his first political marketing campaign in 1970 — for the New Castle City Council in Delaware. In her book, she additionally discusses her brother’s aid for her and writes approximately being the handiest woman in a own circle of relatives of brothers and one of the few ladies on the desk throughout a good deal of her career.

“He took me with him each place,” Owens stated. “When his pals could say ‘Why did you deliver a woman?’ his solution turned into, ‘She’s now no longer a woman. She’s my sister.'”

“He informed me that some thing he ought to do, I ought to do better,” she stated. “He stated I turned into smarter, nicer, kinder. It could not probably be true, however he believed a lot in me that I owed it to him and to myself to attempt to be the younger woman that he idea I ought to be.”