Skip to comments.If Senate ever calls additional witnesses, Barack Obama should be key witness in impeachment trial, not Joe or Hunter Biden
Posted on 01/22/2020 6:51:46 AM PST by SeekAndFind
Besides the transcript of the phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian president Zelensky, the second most important transcript is of Joe Biden's comments at a January 2018 appearance at the Council on Foreign Relations. (See below.)
It's been interesting to hear Republican politicians, Trump-supporters, a few objective journalists, conservative political pundits, and even President Trump himself continue to argue that Joe Biden was the person responsible for threatening a quid pro quo to a group of Ukrainian government leaders involving a billion-dollar loan guarantee from the USA and a prosecutor investigating corruption at the Ukrainian energy company Burisma. All of these people ealso argue that Joe, along with his son Hunter, should be called as witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial to expose the truth of their corruption in the Ukraine.
What has been glaringly overlooked in this whole situation is that Joe Biden was technically not the person responsible for the idea of a quid pro quo in that situation, because Biden was merely the official U.S. representative delivering the quid pro quo ultimatum to the Ukrainian leaders. In his own words, Joe Biden clearly establishes this fact.
Referencing the transcript below, Biden implies that because Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk had not yet taken "action against [fired] the state prosecutor," Ukraine was not going to get the billion dollars from the USA. At this point in his story, Biden says the Ukrainian leaders challenged him, saying, "You have no authority. You're not the president." Biden said his response to their challenge was, "Call him." That's the irrefutable statement that implicates President Obama in the quid pro quo.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Chief “Justice” Roberts would spend an entire day “admonishing” Republicans for daring to even utter the Fraud’s name in the hallowed halls of “impeachment”.
How about George Soros and his interference in the Department of State with Victoria Nuland and Yavonovich? There’s Open Society projects dating back a decade or more.
WHo cares what Chief Injustice Roberts does.
No way. He’s too slick and has too much to hold over these dumbass Senators.
They all would line up to suck his %ick with Roberts bringing up the rear.
Barr is on the Job so no worries:-)
It’s too bad that Trump cannot borrow some truth serum in vapor form to put in the heat system of the Senate during the trial.
CRIMINAL STATE sophisticated kabuki politics.
They ALL knew Obama was not a natural born citizen.
That’s why he will never be questioned.
Serious question...what does Biden have to do with Trumos impeachment? Seems he should be the subject witness in HIS OWN trial. I don’t see why he US important to the impeachment Of Trump.
Agree to a point but seeing as part of the ‘charge’ is supposedly that PDJT withheld funds for Ukraine unless they investigated what the Bidens were doing...ESPECIALLY since Biden admitted he ‘brow beat and bullied’ Ukraine about the Prosecuter investigating his sons affiliations.
His open mike/camera ‘confession’ can’t be confused with BOs ‘closed mike’ statement of ‘telling Vlad that once elected he had more flexibility(?)’ which I regard in the same non light as PDJT engaging in ‘friendly boy talk and mentioning handling women’ then having the host sell it. YEARS LATER.
why, all he will do is lie.
RE: why, all he will do is lie.
That’s EXACTLY what we want to see and catch.
As the article observes:
After indicating that he was acting on a clear directive from President Obama, Biden spelled out what can only be characterized as a threatening and time-sensitive quid pro quo. Biden told the Ukrainian leaders, “I’m leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you’re not getting the money.” Biden then ended his comments about this incident, saying, “Well, son of a b——. He [the prosecutor] got fired.”
Based on Joe Biden’s comments, it would seem there is a big question that only President Obama can answer.
Obama needs to be asked if he directed Biden to withhold the billion dollars from Ukraine if the Burisma prosecutor was not fired.
If Obama says he did not direct Biden to threaten a quid pro quo, then not only is Biden a liar, but he has directly implicated himself in a corrupt scheme to both protect and enrich his son Hunter in his bogus job with Burisma. He also clearly misrepresented himself by usurping the authority of President Obama in dealing with a foreign leader.
Also, if Obama did not direct Biden to threaten a quid pro quo, why hasn’t he come forward to expose the truth and clear his name?
If Obama admits that he directed Biden to threaten the quid pro quo, then Obama directly implicates himself in the same corrupt scheme to both protect and enrich Hunter Biden. More importantly, if Obama did direct Biden, as Biden says he did, he committed the exact same act President Trump is being accused of doing and is being impeached for by the Democrats.
In any case, questioning Obama under oath will prove once and for all if President Trump was right to inquire about Biden’s corruption in Ukraine on his phone call with the president of Ukraine.
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