Trump-supporting Mac repairman who found Hunter Biden's 'crack-smoking pics and Ukraine emails' feared he'd be MURDERED

THE Trump-supporting Mac repairman who found Hunter Biden’s alleged crack-smoking pics and Ukraine emails has said he feared for his life over the revelations.

John Paul MacIsaac, 44 – the man who handed over Hunter's laptop and made a copy of the contents – said he was afraid he would be murdered as "a guy who had something he wanted out of this shop."

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"I was afraid, I reached out to some people that I trusted, that could possibly get me in touch with the FBI," he told the Daily Beast. "Then they showed up."

"They probably knew I had a copy because I was pretty vocal about not wanting to get murdered,” MacIsaac said, saying he made this copy to protect himself.

When asked if he believed Joe Biden would "put your life in danger," MacIsaac replied: "people that work for him, sure."

He supposedly discovered a 12-minute video of Hunter engaging in a sex act with an unidentified woman and allegedly smoking crack on the device, as well as explicit pictures, which were obtained by the New York Post.

The video and emails were revealed amid scrutiny over Hunter’s job at oil and gas giant Burisma, regarding his father's relationship with Ukraine and subsequent Trump impeachment investigations.

MacIsaac said he "feared repercussions" having the device at his Wilmington MAC Shop in Delaware when he came across the files during its repair.



On Hunter's damaged MacBook Pro, MacIsaac discovered emails that appeared to show that former VP Biden met with Burisma exec Vadym Pozharskyi while on a trip to the US, reported the Post.

Pozharskyi thanked Hunter for introducing him to his dad – who was in charge of US policy towards Ukraine at the time – in a message sent on April 17, 2015 but a spokesperson for Joe Biden has denied any such meeting.

MacIsaac claimed he was "not political" although his Facebook posts in 2016 indicated that he voted for Trump.

Biden's son left the damaged Apple laptop at MacIsaac's shop in April 2019 – but MacIsaac claimed Hunter never returned, or paid the $85 bill.

Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer, handed over its explosive contents to the Post on Wednesday and MacIsaac confirmed he had initially informed the FBI.



Although the business owner said he had contacted them, he also insisted "they approached me" and added "no comment" when it came to clarifying this timeline.

MacIsaac said he didn't "feel comfortable clearing anything up" when it came to how Giuliani how his hands on the files after his personal lawyer Robert Costello said he got the contents from MacIsaac.

MacIsaac said although he didn't recognize Hunter when he came into his shop that April, the name was familiar.

"I got him checked into the system. First name, Hunter. Last name, there was a long pause – Biden," he said, adding that the water-damaged laptop also had a Biden sticker on it.

MacIsaac was able to retrieve the data from it and uploaded the contents on a separate hard drive, which is when he saw content he described as a "mess."


He wouldn't comment on whether he knew the emails were regarding Burisma but said that he'd tried to contact Hunter "repeatedly."

"Middle of summer, I started to get concerned because you see stuff in the papers and the news and online," he said.

Two FBI agents came to pick up the laptop on December 9, he said, bringing with them a subpoena for it – but that document is dated December 19, reports say.

MacIsaac said they phoned him to ask for help working the Apple device the next day and he didn't hear from them again until the New Year.

He said they warned him to "stall" anyone who came in looking for the laptop like "Biden, [or] anybody representing Hunter."


The Post reported that ex-Trump advisor Steve Bannon alerted the Post of the existence of the hard drive, while Trump ally Giuliani provided a copy of the files on Sunday.

It's since emerged that the Hunter "crack, sex and Ukraine" email scoop is reportedly being censored by Facebook and Twitter.

Andy Stone, Facebook's policy communications manager, said that the Post's Wednesday front page story had been deliberately buried by the social network.

But Twitter boss Jack Dorsey acknowledged that their blocking of the article was "not great" on Wednesday evening.

"Our communication around our actions on the @nypost article was not great," he wrote. "And blocking URL sharing via tweet or DM with zero context as to why we’re blocking: unacceptable."


In their explanation thread, Twitter cited the private and personal images included in the article and their Hacked Materials Policy, which prohibits the use of our service to distribute content obtained without authorization.

Stone tweeted on Wednesday: "While I will intentionally not link to the New York Post, I want be clear that this story is eligible to be fact-checked by Facebook’s third-party fact-checking partners.

"In the meantime, we are reducing its distribution on our platform."

In a statement on Wednesday, Biden spokesperson Andrew Bates hit back at allegations detailed in The Post.

"Investigations by the press, during impeachment, and even by two Republican-led Senate committees whose work was decried as 'not legitimate' and political by a GOP colleague have all reached the same conclusion: that Joe Biden carried out official U.S. policy toward Ukraine and engaged in no wrongdoing," Bates said.

"Trump administration officials have attested to these facts under oath.

Bates added: "Moreover, we have reviewed Joe Biden's official schedules from the time and no meeting, as alleged by the New York Post, ever took place.

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