Backstory on Rudy’s Goodfellas, Parnas and Fruman

Lawyer for President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and Soviet-born businessman who served as Giuliani's fixer in Ukraine, Lev Parnas, arrive at the funeral of late President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral ... Lawyer for President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and Soviet-born businessman who served as Giuliani's fixer in Ukraine, Lev Parnas, arrive at the funeral of late President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC on December 5, 2018. (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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November 8, 2019 1:43 p.m.

I wanted to walk you through some of the backstory and context of this exclusive Josh Kovensky published a short while ago. Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were actually on their way to Kyiv when they were arrested at Dulles Airport last month. But it’s what they were going there to do that is most interesting to me.

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