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Biden hunterMelissa Cohen’s wife was spotted leaving a ritzy Los Angeles restaurant on Friday as the president’s son appears to be lying in the middle of a loud chorus of Republicans demanding answers about its foreign business relationships.
Cohen, 35, was seen leaving Nobu Restaurant in Malibu, a posh beach destination well known to celebrities and Hollywood socialites, where diners can find Japanese-inspired dishes, including the popular Black Cod with Miso which costs $42.
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Customers can also choose from an extensive wine list that includes bottles ranging from $56 to $8,800.
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Cohen appeared to be accompanied by Secret Service agents wearing undercover headphones. It was reported earlier this week that the Secret Service is shelling out $30,000 a month in public funds to rent a house near the Biden family’s $20,000 a month home in Malibu.
After Cohen’s visit to Nobu, she was driven to a friend’s house in Malibu.
Cohen, a South African filmmaker and activist, married Biden in May 2019 six days after they met and gave birth to their son, Beau, in May 2020.
“I instantly fell in love with her. And then I fell in love with her a little more every day,” Biden said. Told ABC News in October 2019.
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Cohen’s high-priced public ride comes as her husband Hunter continues to lay low as Republicans on Capitol Hill push to investigate his overseas financial ties that have been a high-profile political issue since the New York bombshell. Post report before the 2020 presidential election over the contents of a laptop he left at a Delaware repair shop.
The federal investigation into Biden, which began in 2018, is reportedly heating up as prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Delaware seek grand jury testimony regarding the sources of the first son’s foreign earnings, including from the Ukrainian company of natural gas Burisma Holdings Ltd., of which Biden served on the board. Prosecutors also questioned one of Biden’s associates about his 2018 drug and alcohol abuse, the Wall Street Journal reported last week.
Its foreign business connections were first reported in a Senate Republicans September 2020 Report but have gained traction in recent days as news outlets like the Washington Post and New York Times come to authenticate thousands of emails from Biden’s infamous abandoned laptop after initially dismissing the scandal, and the original New York report York Post, in the run-up to the 2020 election.
Republican meaning. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson traveled to the Senate last week to sound the alarm over what they say are troubling financial entanglements between Hunter Biden and the Chinese government.
According to a receipt provided by the senators, state-controlled Chinese energy company CEFC paid $100,000 to Wells Fargo Clearing Services with “additional credit” for Owasco, Hunter Biden’s company.
“CEFC operated under the guise of a private company but was for all intents and purposes an arm of the Chinese government,” Grassley said. “Hunter Biden and James Biden were the perfect vehicle through which the Chinese Communist government could gain inroads here in the United States through CEFC and its affiliates.”
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Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee shipped a letter to Biden’s legal team this week asking the law firm to “immediately” retain all records related to any business transaction in which it was engaged during the obama administration as well as files related to his notorious laptop.
Fox News’ Jessica Chasmar contributed to this report