美國大選2020民主黨總統候選人喬拜登（Joe Biden）之子亨特拜登（Hunter Biden），被指與烏克蘭有密切來往，前白宮首席策略師班農（Steve Bannon）10月18日表示事件屬實，斥責拜登多年來一直說謊。
班農10月18日接受澳大利亞天空新聞台（Sky News）訪問，指《紐約郵報》相關的報導真確。班農表示福克斯新聞（Fox News）曾聯絡過電郵中所提及的人物，並確認內容真確。
班農是前美國白宮的首席策略師，被視為特朗普勝選及初期政策的重要策劃者，也是極右資訊網頁布賴特巴特新聞網（Breitbart News Network）的共同創立人。
Hunter Biden (Hunter Biden), the son of the US presidential candidate Joe Biden (Joe Biden), was accused of having close contacts with Ukraine. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said on October 18 that the incident was true , Berated Biden for lying for years.
Bannon was interviewed by Sky News in Australia on October 18, and pointed out that the relevant report of the New York Post was true. Bannon said that Fox News had contacted the person mentioned in the email and confirmed that the content was authentic.
Bannon said that Hunter’s lawyers tried to contact a computer repair shop, and then tried to contact his team, hoping to retrieve the computer hard drive. Bannon even stated that if Donald Trump fails to be re-elected, he will compete again in 2024, and Trump will not have an end.
The US “New York Post” earlier published a report about Hunter’s email, which said that the Ukrainian gas company Burisma had thanked Hunter for linking up with the then US Vice President Biden.
Bannon is the former chief strategist of the US White House and is regarded as an important planner of Trump’s victory and initial policies. He is also the co-founder of the far-right information webpage Breitbart News Network (Breitbart News Network).
Bannon was fired in August 2017. After leaving the White House, he was charged for fraud in an online fundraising activity involving the construction of the border wall between the United States and Mexico.