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‘People have real questions about this’:
Hunter-Ukraine questions cloud
Biden tour

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Posted By: Garnet, 12/7/2019 10:41:14 AM

Joe Biden has two methods of responding to questions about his son’s controversial business dealings in Ukraine: denial and anger. But so far, Biden doesn’t have a clear and cogent message — and Iowa voters are starting to take notice, especially after his fiery encounter Thursday with a retired farmer who advanced the unfounded claim that the former vice president played a role in landing his son a job at a Ukrainian gas company.Biden was forced Friday to address the confrontation, in which he had called the voter a “damn liar,” and even challenged him to a physical fitness contest

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bmoc 12/7/2019 10:53:04 AM (No. 255544)
Gotta love the way the leftists at Politico word their stories. How many 'unfounded claims' have been filed against Trump? I think, at least count, just shy of 700,000.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Murcielago 12/7/2019 11:03:12 AM (No. 255555)
Little Biden received a high-paid no-show job to curry favor with his dad's organnization. Typical Mafia tactics.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 12/7/2019 11:20:59 AM (No. 255589)
Unfounded.....BS. VERY,VERY well founded. Politico is a lying Fake News source, as usual. If the Enemedia weren't so busy covering this up, they'd have lots of facts available.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/7/2019 11:33:35 AM (No. 255616)
Gawd knows how many paragraphs trying to explain that Hunter Biden didn't do anything ILLEGAL. I get it. Squid Pro Joe in fact did. Maybe the forum for this is not the Dem primary but the general election. Joe ain't going to be there. Oddly enough I'm thinking they'll give Buttgig a shot like that will work.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Muncsdad 12/7/2019 11:36:21 AM (No. 255620)
Unfounded my butt!!!! If the media would quit lying for the DemocRATS, Trump would have a 80 percent approval rating.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: ronniethek 12/7/2019 11:53:24 AM (No. 255645)
Anyone who thinks the claim is unfounded is someone who would (maybe)only be satisfied if there existed an actual contract specifying the quid pro quo. In other words-a moron.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MOBeef4u 12/7/2019 11:53:29 AM (No. 255646)
Hey, Caputo and the rest of your ilk at Politico, open your eyes and take your fingers out of your ears and you might find a lot of things. You won’t even need two hands and a flashlight, if you get my drift.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: tom7 12/7/2019 12:05:21 PM (No. 255663)
A politicians son receiving millions of dollars for no apparent reason is a whole lot more "foundation" than Caputo's claim of "unfounded". That is purely an opinion based on zero factual observations.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lazyman 12/7/2019 12:10:32 PM (No. 255668)
"Advanced the unfounded claim...," Yeah because all companies can't wait to hire former military who were discharged for drugs and are less than Honorable people classified officially by the US Government.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: davew 12/7/2019 12:17:41 PM (No. 255681)
I've never believed that Hunter Biden "did" anything, right or wrong. What was wrong was his hiring by Burisma for the sole purpose of using his father's influence with the Obama administration and the Clinton State Department. Accepting the job for an outrageous sum of money with no other rationale was a red flag that should have caused Obama to recuse Joe Biden from having any official dealings with Ukraine. If Obama told Biden that this was an unacceptable conflict of interest and Biden refused to take action then he is culpable for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by demanding that Ukraine fire the prosecutor that was investigating Burisma. These are clear but complex legal issues that ordinary citizens are not going to understand. Fortunately, the US AG is now Bill Barr and he will not cover up for any of these acts if the evidence supports prosecution. The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings under Lindsey Graham will also bring more attention to Biden's selling of his office.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Quigley 12/7/2019 12:24:09 PM (No. 255686)
Unfounded? Or, plausible deniability? Or, merely deniable?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/7/2019 12:47:57 PM (No. 255699)
Joe is lying through his teeth (artificial teeth) but so what ? And EVERY thinking voter knows that he is full of it. If Joe Biden wants to walk in Donald Trump's shadow he will freeze his toes.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: udanja99 12/7/2019 12:51:52 PM (No. 255701)
I stopped reading at “unfounded”. Caputo is a “damned liar”.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rumblehog 12/7/2019 1:45:31 PM (No. 255735)
Politburo is a fawning lick-spittle for the Demonrats, and can't help but parrot leftist talking points. Joke Biden is currently #4 and falling rapidly. They've got NO ONE who can take on POTUS, none.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Shmowry1 12/7/2019 2:40:18 PM (No. 255757)
Liberals at Politico are so biased. The only reason they are publishing this is because it is so glaring and so obvious that even 80 year old retired farmers that are Democrats are asking questions about it. How bad of a journalist are you when 80 year old retirees are doing a better job as a journalist by simply asking a question. Pathetic. You can tell they were forced to publish this because of the interest, because they still sneakily framed the issue as Biden getting his son a job in Ukraine. No. Biden didn’t get his son a job. He protected his son from criminal investigation by leveraging us taxpayer money on foreign aid to a sovereign nation in exchange for the firing of the prosecutor investigating his son and the company that hired him. There is no lie the Dems won’t peddle. I shouldn’t be surprised.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bighambone 12/7/2019 10:45:41 PM (No. 256008)
Biden was up to his false teeth in politically grounded nepotistic international corruption for a longtime. He and other DC politicians are up to their bald spots in those forms of corruption designed to bleed off foreign money in large amounts to their relatives rather then directly to them as bribes. Whose is to say at this point that some of those corruptly laundered monies going to those politicians, their family members, and political operatives was not the corrupt proceeds of US foreign aid monies given those foreign countries for legitimate purposes?
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