CNN: Giuliani Asked State Dept To Grant Visa To Ukrainian Prosecutor In Biden Conspiracy Theory

Rudy Giuliani makes a speech during celebration of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, on March 20, 2018. (Photo by Siavosh Hosseini/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly asked both the State Department and the White House to grant a visa to the Ukrainian prosecutor at the center of Giuliani and President Donald Trump’s debunked conspiracy theory about Joe Biden.

According to a CNN report published Friday night, top State Department official George Kent testified on Tuesday that Giuliani had pushed the administration for a visa for Viktor Shokin, the Ukrainian prosecutor who was ousted for failing to address corruption in the country and who claims to have dirt on Biden.

Kent reportedly told House impeachment investigators that Giuliani had requested the visa in January of this year, though the State Department had refused to grant it and the White House declined to overrule the department’s decision.

Shokin was ousted three years ago after then-Vice President Biden and other Western governments had pushed for his removal for his failure to combat corruption. Trump and Giuliani have falsely claimed Biden did so because Shokin was investigating a company tied to Hunter Biden.

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  1. Fetid. Rotten. Corrupt.

  2. No wonder there’s more than one State Dept WBs…it’s widespread and repeated!

    Quid Pro Quo 1 Extortionist-In-Chief Edition:
    =Russia Redemption 2016 in exchange for Biden Dirt

    AND

    Quid Pro Quo 2 Grenade Giuliani Edition:
    =Toss-out Firtash Corruption Charges in exchange for Biden Dirt

    Solicitation is UNLAWFUL
    Extortion is UNLAWFUL
    Using Congress appropriated American tax payer dime and leveraging American interests for personal gains (political and/or personal/biz) has HIGH IMPEACHINESS!

  3. Avatar for theod theod says:

    …Dirty Lies and Giuliani’s egregious fee.
    It is mostly what he is about. And the corrupt of the world are spending freely because they are using other people’s money.

  4. Avatar for docd docd says:

    So, what you’re saying is that this whole thing wasn’t an effort to address the corruption in Ukraine? That they might actually have been, uh…supporting the corruption?
    Guess I’d better see if I can cancel my order for the “Get Over It” t-shirt.
    Seriously, these people have no bottom to their corruption. It’s really gobsmacking.

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