Hunter Biden, Joe Biden's Youngest Son, Kicked Out Of Navy For Cocaine Use
Hunter Biden, the youngest son of Vice President Joe Biden, was kicked out of the Navy after a drug test came back positive for cocaine.
Hunter Biden Booted From Navy
Biden was discharged from the Navy reserve in February of this year, according to the Wall Street Journal. He had been commissioned as an ensign in May 2013 and was working as a public affairs officer in a reserve unit based in Norfolk, Va., before his administrative discharge.
“It was the honor of my life to serve in the U.S. Navy, and I deeply regret and am embarrassed that my actions led to my administrative discharge,” Biden told CNN, confirming the report. “I respect the Navy's decision. With the love and support of my family, I'm moving forward.”
The vice president’s office, which was never contacted by the Navy about the incident, has not yet commented on the Wall Street Journal’s report.
Prior to joining the Navy, apparently a lifelong dream of the politician’s son’s, Biden had worked as an attorney and as a lobbyist. Since his discharge, he’s been working as a managing partner at investment firm Rosemont Seneca Partners and controversially joined the board of a private Ukrainian gas company. He also serves as the chairman of the World Food Program USA.