Joe Biden and his spouse Jill lauded their son Hunter for opening up about his battle with habit in an interview that aired Monday night.
The Bidens spoke to CNN’s Chris Cuomo in a wide-ranging interview, answering questions concerning the 2020 presidential race, but in addition opening up about private topics, together with Hunter’s points.
“We’ve seen the struggle, and we know that most American families are dealing with some sort of struggle like we are,” Jill Biden stated within the interview.
“And I think they can relate to us, you know, as parents who are hopeful and are supportive of our son, and we will continue to be supportive. And I think that makes us more empathetic about helping other Americans,” she added.
The previous vp added that his son has “never given up,” regardless of his habit.
“He will beat this. This kid, I’m telling you — you know, knew Beau. Beau’s my soul. Hunter’s my heart,” Joe Biden stated.
“And Hunter’s been through some tough times, but he’s fighting. He’s fighting. He’s never given up. He’s the most honorable, decent person I know,” he added.
Hunter not too long ago spoke at size about his private struggles for a profile within the New Yorker journal.
In March 2017, Web page Six reported that Hunter had been having an affair with the widow of his brother Beau Biden, who died of mind most cancers in 2015.
Hunter’s estranged spouse, Kathleen, additionally filed for divorce from him in 2017, claiming in courtroom papers that he was blowing the household’s cash on booze, medicine, prostitutes and strippers.
Hunter claimed to the New Yorker that he’d by no means employed prostitutes and hadn’t been to a strip membership in years.