Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Keene State College in Keene, N.H., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
It’s almost like he’s got something to hide?
I mentioned yesterday that Joe Biden seemed terrified to even discuss his dealings in Ukraine and how that related to his son. That son, Hunter Biden, just happened to be under investigation by a state prosecutor that Joe Biden got fired by extorting them with threats of withholding $1 billion in aid. How do we know he threatened them with aid money? Because he admitted it on tape, even bragging about it in the process.
Joe Biden brags about how he threatened to pull $1 billion in loan guarantees from Ukraine if it didn’t immediately fire Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.
The prosecutor, who was fired, was leading a corruption investigation into a company that employed Biden's son, Hunter pic.twitter.com/xZd3vIMbuL
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) September 20, 2019
Despite this, I’ve been assured the prosecutor getting fired and the investigation into his son being ended was all just a coincidence by our stalwart, unbiased media. One of the main claims you see them make to support that case is that Biden wasn’t aware that his son was being paid $50,000 a month by a corrupt Ukrainian company under investigation.
As unlikely as that seemed before, we now have proof Biden was being less than truthful.
— David Martosko (@dmartosko) September 21, 2019
Joe Biden has steadfastly denied even knowing about Burisma but Hunter Biden claims they not only discussed it, but that his father expressed concern. Not only that, the Obama administration’s special envoy had also brought up the matter to Biden. The conflicts of interest involved were not unknown. They had been presented to the current Democratic primary front runner numerous times.
In other words, Biden is lying.
I realize he’s old and has trouble remembering things, but it never made sense that he just didn’t know. Of course he knew and now he’s been caught. Ask yourself this. Why would Joe Biden being threatening $1 billion in foreign aid in order to get a state prosecutor fired? What does an domestic investigation into Burisma matter to foreign policy? The answer is it doesn’t matter. There was no logical reason for what Biden did unless it was to protect his son.
This story has completely backfired on the left and their media allies. The Trump angle has fallen apart, with the only allegation left being that Trump discussed an investigation in Biden’s possible corruption, and to be frank, no one cares. If there was no threat or quid pro quo (which is what Biden actually did), there’s nothing left to pursue no matter how much Democrats want to stretch this story out. The rules changed in 2016 when it comes to using foreign connections to go after political opponents. They aren’t suddenly changing back and now Joe Biden becomes the center of this “scandal.”
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