“More than you can imagine.” That was, allegedly, Rudy Giuliani’s response when President Trump asked, “What did you get,” upon the lawyer’s return from Ukraine. With the boss embroiled in an impeachment process and investigators looking even at them, most people would probably try to lay low. Not Rudy Giuliani; that isn’t his style. Instead, the president’s attorney took a trip to Ukraine to talk to officials and see what information he could drum up. So how much more than Trump could imagine did he manage to dig up? Enough to fill a 20-page report.
What We Know
Giuliani has pushed for an investigation into the dealings of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, with Ukraine. We know that Biden-the-younger landed a sweet gig with Burisma Holdings Limited – a Ukrainian business that had no apparent reason to hire him other than the fact that his father was the vice president of the United States. As Liberty Nation’s Tim Donner wrote:
“Biden falls comfortably into an uninterrupted timeline of establishment corruption from Hillary Clinton and her foundation overflowing with money from foreign governments doing business with her State Department, to Biden at best looking the other way as his son, disgraced just weeks before after testing positive for cocaine when trying to join the US Navy, suddenly got well with deals so obviously and transparently tied to his father’s considerable influence.”
Hunter Biden had no experience in the industry. He was no expert regarding Ukraine. He had just been turned away by the Navy for failing a drug test. Well, of course. Who hasn’t landed a $50,000 a month job for which they’re grossly unqualified simply by showing up coked up? No corruption, indeed!
But never mind for a moment the how and why of Burisma hiring Hunter. Let us not forget that Joe Biden blatantly threatened to withhold $1 billion in loans unless the prosecutor investigating the company for corruption was fired – then bragged about it. Yet, according to Biden and his supporters, this is simply good politics. These are the same people who would say that when President Trump asks the Ukrainian president to “do the right thing” and look into the whole fiasco, he’s bribing Zelensky to interfere in the 2020 election for him.
But it gets even deeper than that. Some Ukrainian Members of Parliament have gone public with the tale behind the investigation of Burisma – and Hunter Biden, specifically – and they want President Trump to look into it as well. LN Editor in Chief Leesa K. Donner explained the supposed illicit connection between Biden and former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych:
“The indictment by the PGO against Zlochevsky implicates Hunter Biden and his associates. According to one MP, the $16.5 million Biden’s company received wasn’t for services rendered but rather through a money-laundering scheme or as he put it from ‘money stolen from citizens’ of Ukraine. Thus, Biden-the-younger appears to be a link in the chain of Zlochevsky’s financial pyramid scheme, according to MP Oleksandr Dubinsky.”
Made for TV
Everything mentioned so far is what was already known before Giuliani headed to Ukraine. What the man found beyond that can fill a 20-page report is anybody’s guess. But don’t worry. You will likely soon be able to watch the story unfold from the comfort of your armchair, as Giuliani has a TV series in the works. It’s about the need for an investigation into Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, and the claim that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election.
And what a sign of the times that is to take it straight to the people. The president tweets and Giuliani talks on TV – that’s America in the age of Trump, normal political channels be damned. With money laundering, government corruption, drugs, and scandalous affairs already aired out in the Biden story, one can only imagine what fills the pages of Giuliani’s report. But one thing is certain: The TV series shall suffer no lack of drama.
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