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When the New York Post published a revealed a series of emails belonging to Hunter Biden—which allegedly involved the then-candidate for president Joe Biden with his business dealings abroad—something shook the ranks of the Democratic Party and its entire communications machine, including the Big Tech and the mainstream media.
The Post experienced first-hand the liberal media’s revenge, being censored-silenced on Twitter and Facebook, and ignored and discredited in the liberal mainstream media of the country.
However, despite the pushback, the Post resisted, and today its story is acknowledged by allies and enemies alike. In recent weeks, and a year and a half after publishing that investigation, newspapers like The New York Times and The Washington Post not only acknowledged once and for all the legitimacy of the emails that were found on Hunter’s abandoned computer, they also scaled up the details of the allegations made by the Post.
Despite this major accomplishment, one detail has yet to be mentioned by either the NYT or the WaPo, one which is among the most scandalous regarding the emails, dated 2017 and sent by James Gilliar. Gilliar is a former partner of Hunter Biden in the firm Oneida Holdings, a consortium that sought to seal a joint venture agreement with the controversial Chinese energy firm CEFC China Energy Co.
The email mentions a series of monetary splits for several people, including Hunter, Jim Biden, and a man called the “big guy.”
In the mailing we read that “H” will receive 20%, “RW” another 20%, “JG” and “TB” the same amount, “JIM” 10% and the “big guy” another ten. In this case: “RW” are the initials for Rob Walker, Hunter Biden’s partner; “TB” is Tony Bobulinski, a key figure in this story; “JG” is James Gilliar; “H” is Hunter Biden; and “Jim” is Hunter’s uncle, Joe Biden’s brother, James Biden. The splits would correspond to the equity distribution agreed at the time for Oneida stakeholders, as reported by the Daily Caller.
Who exposed Joe Biden as the alleged “big guy”?
Of all these initials, the only person whose identity is still in doubt is the last one, the “big guy.”
According to a former associate of the Biden family, Tony Bobulinski, this “big guy” allegedly refers to the current President of the United States, Joe Biden.
During the negotiations with CEFC China Energy, Bobulinski was directly involved with Oneida Holdings.
The mail of the capital distribution — where reference is made to “big guy” — was sent at the time of the negotiations between Oneida Holdings and CEFC China Energy and would be related to these, because as Hunter Biden told Bobulinski, the Chinese company was looking to expand its business around the world, the reason for their interest in contacts that the Biden family could provide, according to messages shown by the Daily Caller.
In fact, Hunter Biden himself, in a commercial scheme addressed to CEFC China Energy and presented with his business partners, sought to reach an investment agreement for $10,000,000 with the Chinese firm, which was closely linked to the People’s Liberation Army and was, at the time, one of the ten largest private companies in the Asian country, but then fell out of favor with the Chinese regime and was dissolved.
This outline, of some 42 pages, included a context to invest in Oman, detailing the entire investment environment, and an explanation for the transportation and the tourist factor. There were pages dedicated to Colombia, where the coffee-producing country was presented as “The gateway to Latin America”, a market opportunity, and also detailed a plan to have the CEFC China Energy welcomed by the Colombian political sector. There were also sections dedicated to Luxembourg, Romania, and other lucrative interests.
In the section where Colombia is mentioned, Hunter puts at the service of the Chinese firm the relations and connections that his father has in the South American country, established during his period as vice-president, to advise the Chinese firm to invest in Latin America.
According to The Washington Post, in its confirmation of the authenticity of Hunter Biden’s emails, the president’s son and James Biden, not only reached stages of negotiations with the Chinese firm, but also received $4.8 million in payments from CEFC China Energy to entities controlled by them during 2017 and 2018.
Bobulinski, who had several run-ins with Hunter Biden in the midst of the CEFC-Oneida negotiations, spoke to the press, including Fox News host Tucker Carlson, and wrote to the New York Post claiming that Joe Biden did, indeed, know about Hunter’s dealings with the Chinese firm and that his advice was often sought to enter these negotiations.
“I am the CEO of Sinohawk Holdings, which was a partnership between the Chinese operating through CEFC Chairman, Ye, and the Biden family. James Gilliar and Hunter Biden brought me into the company to act as CEO. The reference to the ‘big guy’, in the highly publicized May 13, 2017 email, is in fact a reference to Joe Biden. “The other ‘JB’ referenced in that email is Jim Biden, Joe’s brother,” Bobulinski wrote to the New York Post.
“Hunter Biden called his father the ‘big guy’ or ‘my president,’ and often referred to asking for his OK or advice on various potential deals we were discussing. I have seen Vice President Biden say that he never talked to Hunter about his business dealings. I’ve seen firsthand that that’s not true, because it wasn’t just Hunter’s business dealings, they also were putting the Biden family name and legacy at stake,” he continued.
Bobulinski himself, in May 2017, was with Joe Biden, in person, in a 45-minute meeting where Hunter’s business dealings in China were discussed, as stated in the book by New York Post reporter, Miranda Devine, “Laptop From Hell: Hunter Biden, Big Tech and the dirty secrets the President tried to hide.”
Could Biden be the ‘Big Guy’?
The Republican Party has been pushing for an investigation into James Gilliar’s famed email to Hunter and his associates to determine if, indeed, Joe Biden is the “big guy.” So far, with the facts at hand, it has not been determined whether President Biden had any kind of financial stake or benefit from his son’s business dealings. However, as reported by the Daily Caller, Biden was mentioned in text conversations between the Oneida Holdings partners.
Likewise, The Wall Street Journal also confirmed that there was no participation of Joe Biden in the documents related to Oneida Holdings, but that he had been consulted by the partners of the firm about the business with Chinese companies and, in addition, they spoke with James Gilliar, who assured that “he was not aware of any participation, at no time, of the former vice-president”, yet did not respond when asked about the “big guy.”
The latest development related to the ‘big guy’ mail occurred in the Wilmington, Delaware grand jury during the investigation against Hunter Biden for tax matters, possible money laundering and violation of lobbying laws. According to the New York Post, a witness in the investigation was asked to identify the ‘big guy’ in the emails. However, the answer is still not known.
Emmanuel Alejandro Rondón is a journalist at El American specializing in the areas of American politics and media analysis // Emmanuel Alejandro Rondón es periodista de El American especializado en las áreas de política americana y análisis de medios de comunicación.