Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent blew the whistle in 2015 about Hunter Biden’s shady deals in the Ukraine with the gas company Burisma Holdings, but his concerns were swept under the rug by Obama administration officials.
According to the Washington Post, Kent testified behind closed doors this week to Congressional committees where he confirmed that he had concerns about the foreign business dealings of Vice President Joe Biden’s son.
Biden infamously bragged about using his political power to strong-arm the Ukraine into firing a prosecutor who was looking into the deal between his son and the Ukrainian gas firm.
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.
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) September 20, 2019
Hunter even admitted during a recent interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that he would not have likely received the cushy $50,000-per-month position without any experience in the energy sector if not for his crony connections.
WATCH: Hunter Biden completely melts down in new interview pic.twitter.com/k5IcOxwhDT
— The Notorious Poso 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) October 15, 2019
According to his testimony, Kent was worried that Hunter’s deal with Burisma could harm diplomatic relations with Ukraine, and also cited conflict of interest concerns over the deal. He also believed that Hunter’s position would give Ukrainian officials the impression that he was a direct channel to his influential father and perhaps the White House.
After Kent formally brought up the issue, his fellow staffers at the Secretary of State reportedly “blew him off” and brushed his concerns aside. The staff claimed they didn’t have the “bandwidth” to deal with the matter due to Hunter’s now-deceased older brother Beau, who was fighting cancer at the time.
Biden’s presidential campaign denies that their candidate committed any impropriety, despite his public admission of threatening to withhold aid money to Ukraine, and puts all of the blame on President Donald Trump.
“Donald Trump’s unprecedently corrupt administration is melting down because of the scandal he touched-off by trying to get Ukraine to lie about Joe Biden–and as the vice president said yesterday, he should release his tax returns or shut up,” a Biden campaign spokesperson said to Fox News.
“On Joe Biden’s watch, the U.S. made eradicating corruption a centerpiece of our policies toward Ukraine including achieving the removal of an inept prosecutor who shielded wrongdoers from accountability,” they added.
However, former Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin denies that he was inept and testified in a sworn affidavit for the European court that he was fired at the behest of the former Vice President.
“The truth is that I was forced out because I was leading a wide-ranging corruption probe into Burisma Holdings, a natural gas firm active in Ukraine and Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, was a member of the Board of Directors,” Shokin wrote in his testimony.
“On several occasions President Poroshenko asked me to have a look at the case against Burisma and consider the possibility of winding down the investigative actions in respect of this company but I refused to close this investigation,” Shokin added.
As the Democrats move forward on impeaching President Trump for alleged misdeeds regarding the Ukraine, their hypocrisy could not be more blatant in lieu of the crooked behavior of the Biden family.
‘This Investigation is a Sham’: Judicial Watch President Slams John Durham for Going Easy on the Deep State
Durham is dropping the ball.
Trump supporters are waiting with baited breath for U.S. Attorney John Durham to come out with his explosive findings in regards to his investigation into the origins of the Russian collusion probe against President Trump.
According to Judicial Watch founder Tom Fitton, Trump supporters are getting taken for a ride. Fitton said during a recent appearance on Fox Business’ “Lou Dobbs Tonight” that Barr and Durham are making no progress on investigating what very well may be the worst criminal conspiracy in U.S. history.
“You know, my concern is it’s been, what, sixteen-plus months since Durham was appointed and only now is he questioning Mr. Brennan,” Fitton said.
Fitton said that he is inclined to believe disgraced former CIA Director John Brennan when he says that he is not a person of interest in Durham’s investigation.
“I don’t see grand juries operating. I don’t see a bunch of witnesses coming in. I don’t see lawyers complaining about their clients being brought in before Durham,” Fitton said.
He said that the Mueller investigation was run much more thoroughly than Durham’s so-called investigation, the goal of which appears to be protecting the deep state.
“You know when the government is being pressure on witnesses and subjects and that is not evident here,” Fitton said, adding that it is his opinion that Durham is “not doing the work” needed to bring deep state criminals to justice.
Fitton did not object to Dobbs’ characterization that he is calling the Durham a “sham.”
“I’ll have to tell you. I’m a little concerned that the FBI is no longer an investigative agency because if this is the way they operate, it’s going to take them decades to deal with anything of real complexity,” Dobbs said.
“Well, [FBI attorney Kevin Clinesmith] wasn’t arrested but they managed to arrest Stephen Bannon. The comparison and contrasting to me is just remarkable,” Fitton responded.
The entire exchange can be seen here:
Big League Politics has reported on how the DOJ seems intent upon covering up the immense corruption within the federal government:
Every person who has believed “trust the plan” propaganda received a reality check today after the release of the much-anticipated Inspector General (IG) report, which cleared the FBI of criminality and political bias in their plot to surveil President Donald Trump.
The fake news is gloating that President Trump has been proven false by the IG report’s findings. Although the IG report admits that the FBI’s investigation was improper in certain respects, it justified the underlying basis of the investigation and claimed it was not launched for political purposes because of authentic concerns about Russian collusion.
To sum it up, the deep state’s investigation of the deep state has found that the deep state essentially did nothing wrong.
The report ultimately concluded that no “documentary or testimonial evidence that political bias or improper motivation influenced the FBI’s decision to conduct these operations.” The IG report came to this conclusion despite the fact that 17 inaccuracies were discovered in three surveillance applications, including a completely promulgated rationale to spy on former foreign policy adviser Carter Page.
FBI Director Christopher Wray released a statement claiming that the report shows how the deep state is committed to serving the people.
“We are vested with significant authorities and it is our obligation as public servants to ensure these authorities are exercised with objectivity and integrity,” Wray said. “Anything less falls short of the FBI’s duty to the American people.”
Top Congressional Democrats released a statement claiming that the report’s findings vindicate their supposition that any talk of deep state wrongdoing is a conspiracy theory.
“Those discredited conspiracy theories were attempts to deflect from the President’s serious and ongoing misconduct, first urging Russia and now extorting Ukraine into interfering with our elections to benefit him personally and politically,” said Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney, the New York Democrats who co-chair the House Judiciary and Oversight committees.
It is looking like the swamp cannot be drained, as federal officials are caught committing brazenly illegal acts and go unpunished.
News4 days ago
Southern Baptist Convention to Rename Itself In Nod to Black Lives Matter Movement
Hollywood4 days ago
Michelle Obama’s Influence Over Netflix Led to Release of Pro-Pedo Movie ‘Cuties’
Fake News Media3 days ago
SHAMEFUL: Fox News Censors Newt Gingrich for Correctly Stating George Soros’ Role in Fomenting BLM Terror
Crime3 days ago
Omaha Business Owner Who Killed BLM Rioter in Self-Defense is Hit with Multiple Felony Charges
Videos3 days ago
WATCH: Darren Beattie Explains the Globalist ‘Color Revolution’ to Oust President Trump on Tucker Carlson
States3 days ago
Carolina Panthers Spanish-Language Broadcaster Resigns After Team Seeks to Censor His Support of Donald Trump
Fake News Media4 days ago
FOREIGN INTERFERENCE: German-Owned ‘Scientific American’ Magazine Endorses Joe Biden
Campaign 20203 days ago
America First Conservative Lauren Witzke Wins Delaware Senate Republican Primary