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  • Senator Holds Promotions Hostage [semi-satire]

    07/05/2020 11:06:24 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 July 2020 | John Semmens
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill) says she will block Senate confirmation of 1,123 senior U.S. Armed Forces promotions unless Defense Secretary Mark Esper agrees to promote Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman. Vindman served on the White House National Security Council and gained fame for testifying in the House impeachment hearings that, in his opinion, Trump was too aggressively pushing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate corruption at the Burisma corporation. Burisma also paid Hunter Biden—son of then Vice-President Joe Biden--$80,000 per month for a "no show" job on the company's Board of Directors. Trump fired Vindman from his White House job...
  • Biden Scandal Update [Obama Effort to ‘Evolve’ Explanation Benghazi Attack] [Weekly Update]

    06/26/2020 3:50:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 26, 2020 | Tom Fitton
    Revealed: Obama Effort to ‘Evolve’ Explanation of Benghazi Attack Secret Service: Hunter Biden Took 411 Flights, Visited 29 Countries, Including 5 Visits to China FDA Bought ‘Fresh’ Human Fetal Parts for ‘Humanized Mice’ Creation Supreme Court Protects Obama Illegal Amnesty It’s hard to keep your story straight if you’re making it up as you go along, which was the modus operandi of Obama fabricator Ben Rhodes. The Justice Department released 80 pages of records showing top Obama White House officials scrambling to “evolve” its false claims that the September 11, 2012, terrorist attacks on U.S. Government facilities in Benghazi,...
  • Judicial Watch Obtains Secret Service Records Showing Hunter Biden Took 411 Flights, Visited 29 Countries

    06/26/2020 10:20:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 82 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 26, 2020 | JW Staff
    (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it received records from the U.S. Secret Service showing that, for the first five and a half years of the Obama administration, Hunter Biden traveled extensively while receiving a Secret Service protective detail. During the time period of the records provided, Hunter Biden, son of then-Vice President Joe Biden, took 411 separate domestic and international flights, including to 29 different foreign countries. He visited China five times. Judicial Watch’s February 7, 2020, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request sought: Records reflecting the dates and locations of travel, international and domestic, for Hunter Biden...
  • Fired NY prosecutor was given Biden-Ukraine allegations in 2018 but didn’t follow up, emails show

    06/23/2020 5:58:21 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 24 replies
    Just The News ^ | 6-22-2020 | John Solomon
    Ukraine prosecutors didn't want the political spectacle that became impeachment and simply sought to turn over evidence about Joe Biden and election interference to U.S. prosecutors, memos show.Could the impeachment scandal have been prevented if the now-fired U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman had followed up on Ukrainian allegations about Joe Biden and his family in 2018? That’s the tantalizing question raised by emails from fall 2018 between an American lawyer and the chief federal prosecutor in Manhattan that were obtained by Just the News. The memos show that well before Ukrainian prosecutors reached out to Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer, in...
  • Hunter Biden’s Ex-Firm, Burisma Accused Trying to Bribe Anti-Corruption Ukrainian Officials

    06/17/2020 8:17:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies
    The Lid (blog) ^ | 6/17/20 | K. Walker, Jeff Dunetz
    The attempted bribe was described as the “biggest reported bribe attempt in Ukrainian history.” Three individuals with ties to Mykola Zlochevsky, the founder of Burisma Holdings, are being accused of attempting to bribe anti-corruption officials in Ukraine to end the investigation into the company and its founder for embezzlement. Zlochevsky denies involvement in the scheme. **SNIP** How can that be the most substantial bribe in Ukraine history? Joe Biden gave them a billion dollars for firing the prosecutor that was investigating Burisma. That’s what Joe said. **SNIP** Whether or not the actions of Joe Biden and his son Hunter crossed...
  • Mitt Romney says it's clear that fellow GOP senator's Hunter Biden probe is politically motivated

    06/17/2020 12:10:21 PM PDT · by kevcol · 92 replies
    The Week ^ | June 15, 2020
    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) considers himself "a straight shooter" who "calls them as I see them." That's why he says he's leading an investigation into former Obama officials for allegedly unfairly targeting President Trump and his associates during the presidential transition period in 2016, as well as a probe into Hunter Biden's time on the board of Ukrainian gas company Burisma, which faces corruption allegations. -------------- Romney, who sits on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs which Johnson leads, did vote for his fellow senator's subpoena authorizations targeting former Obama officials. But he declined to say if...
  • BREAKING REPORT: Ukrainian Law Enforcement Arrest Individual Allegedly Attempting to End Investigation Into Burisma and Hunter Biden with $6 Million Bribe

    06/13/2020 9:41:52 PM PDT · by bitt · 36 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 6/13/2020 | Joe Hoft
    An individual was reportedly arrested by Ukrainian Law Enforcement who was attempting to bribe government officials with $6 million to end an investigation into Burisma and Hunter Biden. It was first reported yesterday that: This evening Ukrainian investigators seized $6 million in cash and arrests were made in an alleged bribe to Ukrainian prosecutors to halt investigations into the Burisma group of companies and involvement with Hunter Biden, the son of Democrat Presidential Candidate Joe Biden, CDMedia has learned. The bribes were allegedly to the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Office of the Special...
  • Ukraine alleges $5 million bribe over Burisma, no Biden link

    06/13/2020 6:12:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Reuters via MSN ^ | 6/13/20 | Ilya Zhegulev
    Ukrainian officials on Saturday said they were offered $5 million in bribes to end a probe into energy company Burisma's founder, but said there was no connection to former board member Hunter Biden whose father is running for the U.S. presidency. The Ukrainian company was thrust into the global spotlight last year in the impeachment inquiry into whether U.S. President Donald Trump improperly pressured Kiev into opening a case against his rival for the November election race. Trump wants an investigation into the Democrats' 2020 candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, and his son. Artem Sytnyk, head of Ukraine's national...
  • Biden Gets Devastating Setback To 2020 Run

    05/23/2020 10:25:08 AM PDT · by yoe · 20 replies
    [snip]"You may remember Biden bragging to a group of people in 2018 about threating Ukrainian president Poroshenko to get Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin fired over his investigation into Burisma, a company which Hunter Biden, Joe’s son, sat on the board of." "These disturbing recordings reveal just how corrupt these Biden threats were. This clip specifically dated February 18, 2016, is Poroshenko talking to Biden:" “I have some positive and negative news. I will start with positive news. … Yesterday, I met with the General Prosecutor Shokin. And despite the fact that we didn’t have any corruption charges, we don’t have...
  • Senate panel approves subpoena in Biden-related probe as GOP ramps up investigations

    05/20/2020 9:37:51 AM PDT · by RandFan · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | 20 May 2020 | By Jeremy Herb
    A Senate committee voted along party lines Wednesday to issue a subpoena as part of the Republican-led investigation into the Ukrainian energy firm that hired former Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden. The subpoena is one of several steps Senate Republicans are taking to ramp up probes related to the Obama administration and Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee who will likely challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted 8-6 to authorize the subpoena Chairman Ron Johnson requested for Blue Star Strategies, a US public affairs firm that worked...
  • Trump called it right, firing Marie Yovanovitch -- whom we now learn was lying through her teeth

    05/18/2020 9:10:38 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 10 replies
    americanthinker ^ | May 17, 2020 | Monica Showalter
    The highly vaunted Trump-hating U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, has been caught lying through her teeth, under oath, to Congress. John Solomon, who conducted a Freedom of Information Act query, has the goods: During her testimony, the ambassador told lawmakers her knowledge about Burisma and its relationship with Hunter Biden was limited mostly to a briefing before she went to Kiev as the top U.S. diplomat and what she read in news reports. Newly released memos state Yovanovitch had a direct meeting with a Burisma representative in December 2016, and received a detailed letter from the company's lawyer. It's...
  • Pompeo Fires Deep State IG Steve Linick an Obama Holdover Who Worked with Democrats During Sham Impeachment

    05/15/2020 10:30:08 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 28 replies
    Thegatewaypundit ^ | May 15 2020 | Jim Hoft
    State Department Inspector General and Deep State hack Steve Linick was fired on Friday night. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fired the anti-Trump Obama holdover. Linick served as State Department IG since 2013 Linick played a role in the faux impeachment of President Trump over Ukraine. Linick requested an urgent meeting with Congressional Democrat staffers. During the meeting Linick handed over documents related to the Trump administration and Ukraine. The entire impeachment was a scam to divert attention away from the Biden Crime Family and Hunter Biden’s pay-for-play with Burisma Holdings. Linick was an anti-Trump hack who should have been...
  • HUGE! Rep. Jim Jordan Calls on Pompeo State Department — Release Documents Tying Suspected Whistleblower Eric Ciaramella to Hunter Biden and Burisma!

    05/15/2020 8:32:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/15/2020 | Joe Hoft
    Representative Jim Jordan requested the US State Department under Mike Pompeo to turn over documents related to Obama Deep State employee Eric Ciaramella and Ukrainian firm Burisma. Sara Carter reported overnight: Republicans are demanding that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo turn over a broad scope of unredacted Obama-Biden State Department documents pertaining to the corrupt Ukrainian company that was at the center of the impeachment inquiry earlier this year against President Donald Trump. In a document sent to Pompeo, Jordan wrote: “I write regarding documents that the State Department recently released pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),” stated...
  • State Department emails indicate Yovanovitch met with Burisma rep, despite testimony

    05/14/2020 10:47:38 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 14 2020 | Brooke Singman
    State Department emails obtained by the conservative group Citizens United this week indicate that the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was involved in discussions about the natural gas firm Burisma Holdings and even in a meeting with a company representative, despite testifying to Congress during the impeachment inquiry that she knew little about the firm. Burisma Holdings was at the center of impeachment proceedings against President Trump, after he pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a phone call to look into the Biden family’s dealings in Ukraine. Former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, held a lucrative position on...
  • John Kerry’s son cut business ties with Hunter Biden over Ukrainian oil deal

    09/22/2019 12:58:04 AM PDT · by Rabin · 16 replies
    washington examiner ^ | August 27, 2019 | Alana Goodman
    In 2011, (Hunter, a collage friend John Glanis, a/k/a “Yanni,” Devon Archer, and Chris Heinz (stepson of SoS (Hero of tue Mekong, John Kerry), had formed a $2.4 billion private equity firm, Rosemont Seneca Partners. RSP, joined C0m China, just hours before Hunter’s dad, would meet with Hu Jintao, then China's president, in a “nuclear security” summit. 2014, Hunter and Yanni, joined the board of Burisma Holdings, joined Zlochevsky’s Ukrainian gas and UK money laundering. Chris Heinz wanted a full share, but lacking area value, was told “no”. Chris snivvles to stepsi, after his long time partners, cut a deal...
  • Impeachment Boomerang: Contacts exposed between Ambassador Yovanovitch and Burisma

    05/13/2020 8:11:39 AM PDT · by Missouri gal · 33 replies
    Just the News ^ | May 13, 2020 | John Solomon
    During President Trump's impeachment, former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch testified before Congress [under oath] that she knew little beyond an initial briefing and "press reports" about Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian natural gas firm that had hired Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter and was dogged by a corruption investigation. "It just wasn't a big deal," she testified under oath on October 11, 2019. But newly unearthed State Department memos obtained under the Freedom of Information Act [show otherwise].
  • Republican senators request meetings of State Department personnel in Burisma investigation

    05/01/2020 3:48:26 AM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/30/20 | Kerry Picket
    Two Republican senators sent a request Thursday to the State Department asking to meet with key State Department employees for an investigation into Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian energy firm that once employed Hunter Biden on its board. The letter from Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, and Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Finance Committee, shows they want to seek interviews and documents specific to the dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin. Shokin, who was dismissed in March 2016 after about a year in office by then-President Petro Poroshenko, claims he was ousted...
  • Senate Democrat wants investigation into possible bias of federal agencies in Hunter Biden requests

    03/11/2020 11:44:36 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 15 replies
    washington examiner ^ | Caitlin Yilek
    "Sen. Chris Murphy has requested an investigation into whether federal agencies are showing political bias by cooperating with Republican requests related to Hunter Biden. The Connecticut Democrat.."
  • Senate Democrat Wants Probe Of Agencies Providing Burisma-Biden Information To Congress

    03/11/2020 2:59:19 PM PDT · by kevcol · 13 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | March 11, 2020 | Chuck Ross
    A Democratic senator is calling for investigations into why various agencies in the Trump administration are cooperating with congressional probes of Hunter Biden’s work for Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian energy firm. Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy sent a letter to four inspectors general Wednesday asking them to investigate
  • Mother of Hunter Biden's child wants him held in contempt of court for failing to provide documents

    03/07/2020 1:28:21 PM PST · by kevcol · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 7, 2020 | Mike Brest
    The mother of Hunter Biden's child is seeking to have him held in contempt of court for failing to provide mandatory documentation. Lunden Alexis Roberts, 28, filed a paternity suit against Biden alleging he is the father of her infant child last May, and a subsequent DNA test proved “with scientific certainty” that he is the father. In court on Friday, Roberts's lawyers filed a renewed motion for contempt and for order to show cause because Biden has not supplied her with a copy of his 2017 and 2018 personal tax returns, along with a long list of other items