Key Words: Donald Trump Jr. wishes he were Hunter Biden — then he could get rich off his dad’s name

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Fox News lightning rod Tucker Carlson once said that what bothers him the most is a lack of self-awareness. “I don’t know if I have ever met a group less self-aware than political reporters,” he told Business Insider in 2016.

Has he ever met Donald Trump Jr.?

The answer, of course, is yes. The president’s eldest son, in fact, is a frequent guest on the network, as he was on Wednesday, when he offered up this gem:

‘I wish my name was Hunter Biden. I could go abroad, make millions off of my father’s presidency. I would be a really rich guy. It would be incredible.’

But because his name is instead Trump, he continued, that’s not an option.

“If I took $1.50 from China. Not $1.5 billion like Hunter. But $1.50,” he told Fox News host Sean Hannity. “Their heads would explode.”

The “$1.5 billion” is an unsubstantiated figure, and the associated claim that the Bidens received “millions of dollars from China” was debunked by the New York Times.

Trump’s comments were in response to a question about what Hannity characterized as favorable treatment of the Biden family by the media.

“That is the double standard that we are living under right now,” Trump told Hannity. “That is the double standard the American people are sick and tired of.”

Watch the full interview:

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