Jake Sullivan served on a national security board with Hunter Biden for 2 years, raising questions from GOP

Hunter Biden and President Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, served together on the board of the Truman National Security Project, a liberal foreign policy think tank, for roughly two years before Sullivan joined the president’s campaign in 2020.

Hunter, who started serving on the board in 2012, and Sullivan both served on the Washington-based nonprofit’s board between 2017 and early 2019, according to internet archives captured by the Wayback Machine. 

During that time, Hunter was also serving on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings and the Chinese private equity fund BHR Partners. The federal investigation into Hunter’s foreign business dealings, which is still ongoing, also launched during the same time frame in 2018. 

Prior to joining the Truman National Security Project, Sullivan served as then-Vice President Biden’s national security adviser in the Obama administration, where he traveled to multiple countries with the elder Biden, including China. 

A video from the Obama administration’s archived website shows Sullivan was on the same infamous Asia trip where Hunter Biden and his daughter accompanied then-Vice President Biden on Air Force Two. During the China portion of the trip, Hunter arranged a brief handshake in the U.S. delegation’s hotel lobby between his father and Jonathan Li, Hunter’s Chinese business partner who ran the Chinese private-equity fund Bohai Capital. Less than two weeks after Biden arrived in China, BHR Partners was registered.


Jake Sullivan and HUNTER BIDEN

President Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan (Left) and Hunter Biden (Right) (Getty Images)

Sullivan also had multiple roles with Hillary Clinton, including chief foreign policy adviser during her failed 2016 presidential campaign and deputy chief of staff when she was secretary of state, where he traveled to 112 countries with her.

During the Clinton campaign, Sullivan notoriously pushed the Trump-Russia collusion narrative to reporters. He told members of the House Intelligence committee in a December 2017 interview that prior to the 2016 election he briefed reporters on his…