The mother of Hunter Biden’s love child is speaking out, denying her lawyer’s prediction that President Biden’s scandal-plagued son will face tax fraud charges. Lunden Roberts recently told the New York Post, “I never said that I thought Hunter would be indicted — my attorney did. His comment to media was without my authorization I might add. She continued, “I have never opined on Hunter’s financial affairs to anyone and do not anticipate doing so. I remain solely focused on the safety and well-being of our child.”
This is the first time Roberts has spoken publicly since she launched a paternity suit in 2019 that resulted in Hunter Biden taking a DNA test that proved he was the father of her child. The pair met while Roberts, a former stripper from Batesville, Arkansas, was working at a bar in Washington, D.C., around the same time Hunter was dating his late older brother’s widow.
Roberts’ lawyer, Clint Lancaster, recently told CNBC that Roberts gave prosecutors “a significant amount of Hunter’s financial records” after being subpoenaed last month. Lancaster explained “I expect him to be indicted. Just based on what I saw in his financial records, I would be surprised if he’s not indicted.”
On February 15, Roberts testified before a grand jury in Wilmington, Delaware. Another ex-girlfriend of Hunter Biden, Zoe Kestan, 28, also testified before a grand jury. Biden reportedly broke it off with Kestan after she encouraged him to quit using narcotics. Kestan’s testimony was presumably meant to prevent Hunter Biden from invoking his significant history of substance misuse as a defense against a future tax prosecution. Hunter Biden has paid the IRS roughly $1 million in back taxes, but it’s unclear if he still owes more.
Roberts’ comments follow a report from the New York Times confirming the authenticity of Hunter’s infamous laptop, which was initially deemed Russian disinformation. Additionally, Florida Representative Matt Gaetz had content from Hunter’s laptop entered into the congressional record.