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Top Diplomat Testified That Obama
Admin, Not International Community,
Orchestrated Ukraine Prosecutor’s Firing

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Posted By: earlybird, 10/16/2019 4:49:29 PM

A top U.S. diplomat and expert on Ukraine testified to Congress yesterday that the Obama administration — with former Vice President Joe Biden as its point man — orchestrated the firing of the Ukrainian prosecutor who was investigating a company connected to the Biden family, sources familiar with the testimony told The Federalist. The testimony of George Kent, a State Department official who works on the agency’s Ukraine portfolio, directly contradicts claims that the Obama administration was merely following the lead of the so-called international community in demanding the firing of Viktor Shokin, a controversial Ukrainian prosecutor who was reportedly investigating Burisma, a global energy company long suspected of corruption and

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… and money laundering. Much more in Davis’s article. He is doing good work on this.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 10/16/2019 4:54:10 PM (No. 209214)
The leftist media will chase down Little 0bie - - and demand answers - - in 10 - - 9 - - 8 - - 7 - - - - - - - -
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 10/16/2019 5:05:28 PM (No. 209217)
Once again, Biden lies. Schumer and Pelosi lie. And, of cours, Schifferbrains LIES. And Trump did NOTHING WRONG, again.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: anniebc 10/16/2019 5:11:45 PM (No. 209226)
I worked for USAID temporarily back in the early 90s, and there was rampant corruption then. USAID is one of those government organizations that does more harm than good and needs to be completely shut down. It's unnecessary (gives our money to people who don't need it) and it's a let's get paid and let's live well on the tax payers dime gig for foreign service workers. The more hardship the post is the better. I had one of those make-work jobs as a trailing spouse. It wasn't even competitive when I interviewed for the job with about three other spouse. My spouse was the Marine boss, and he was responsible for getting everyone out of there if evacs were necessary. I saw prominent artists and artisans get American funding for their already established businesses. And their beautiful stuff filled diplomats homes. And, that was small potato corruption.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird 10/16/2019 5:14:46 PM (No. 209229)
Schiffless doubtedly sent Kent one of his bogus “subpoeanas” and Kent was more than happy to oblige. Ooooooh!!!! Watch Schiffless hoist by his own petard!!!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: john56 10/16/2019 5:17:55 PM (No. 209233)
Now those are the leaks that we need to hear more about. Screw congressional rules (Nancy and Shifty have already); the Republicans should come out of those Kangaroo Court /Star Chamber inquisitions/hearings and go ahead and tell what exactly was said.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sandbar 10/16/2019 5:37:34 PM (No. 209251)
#2, The Schifferbrains tag is right on. I'll be stealing that for use. I couldn't find in the article which committee Kent was appearing before. If it was Schilff's it seems they are getting considerable testimony that contradicts their narrative. No wonder, they are holding these behind closed doors.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: chance_232 10/16/2019 6:57:54 PM (No. 209323)
And thats why this is all being done behind closed doors. When they move on impeachment, the testimony and evidence will be cherry picked to ensure tgat the public never sees any exculpatory evidence.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: davew 10/16/2019 7:34:57 PM (No. 209351)
This testimony completely corroborates the sworn deposition of Vicktor Shokin, the fired Ukrainian prosecutor. The Obama administration had demanded that he create false evidence against Dmitry Firtash a popular pro Russian Ukrainian public figure who wanted to return to Ukraine and organize politically. When he refused to violate his oath and professional ethics the Obama administration spread false rumors that he was corrupt for not prosecuting Firtash. Shokin was supported by his own superiors who knew he was just doing his job but Obama wanted him gone so they could install another prosecutor that would keep Firtash out. The last straw was when Joe Biden learned that Shokin was also investigating Hunter in connection with receiving illegal funds that were laundered by Barisma through Cypress banks. Joe Biden violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by inducing officials of a foreign country by threatening to withhold a $1B aid package if they didn't fire Shokin who was legally acting as the prosecutor in the Barisma investigation. Its an open and shut case in any Federal court that has the courage to prosecute it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: padiva 10/16/2019 8:21:14 PM (No. 209386)
Try the Bidens et al in a Ukraine court. That ill be more fun!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2 10/17/2019 2:50:57 AM (No. 209512)
No wonder Sh*tt for Brains won't release testimony. So exactly how did this leak out?
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