UPDATED 9:59 AM PT – Monday, August 9, 2021
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) has questioned the ethics of Hunter Biden’s artwork ahead of a private auction. In an interview released on Sunday, the Arkansas Republican said although the White House has claimed buyers would remain anonymous, the sale as whole was an ill advised idea.
Hunter Biden’s artwork could fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars a piece at an upcoming exhibition in New York. Cotton argued the sale was simply a name trade off.
“I mean some of the pictures of his art have been online,” he stated. “I mean, it looks like a coronavirus got sick with a bacteria. I mean, come on, who is going to pay for a first time artist whose art is mediocre at best thousands of dollars, hundreds of thousands of dollars?”
Cotton went on to suggest Hunter Biden should wait until his dad was out of office before selling his paintings to ensure there would be no corruption.