In a bit of news that has become inconvenient for the pro-impeachment narrative, It was reported in 2017 that Ukrainian officials worked against President Donald Trump on behalf of Hillary Clinton and the Democrats in the lead up to the 2016 presidential election.
Politico issued the report that the fake news now hopes that the people do not remember:
Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly questioning his fitness for office. They also disseminated documents implicating a top Trump aide in corruption and suggested they were investigating the matter, only to back away after the election. And they helped Clinton’s allies research damaging information on Trump and his advisers, a Politico investigation found.
The Ukrainian efforts had an impact in the race, helping to force Manafort’s resignation and advancing the narrative that Trump’s campaign was deeply connected to Ukraine’s foe to the east, Russia…
While it’s not uncommon for outside operatives to serve as intermediaries between governments and reporters, one of the more damaging Russia-related stories for the Trump campaign — and certainly for Manafort — can be traced more directly to the Ukrainian government.
Documents released by an independent Ukrainian government agency — and publicized by a parliamentarian — appeared to show $12.7 million in cash payments that were earmarked for Manafort by the Russia-aligned party of the deposed former president, Yanukovych.
The New York Times, in the August story revealing the ledgers’ existence, reported that the payments earmarked for Manafort were “a focus” of an investigation by Ukrainian anti-corruption officials, while CNN reported days later that the FBI was pursuing an overlapping inquiry…
And, almost immediately after Trump’s stunning victory over Clinton, questions began mounting about the investigations into the ledgers — and the ledgers themselves.
An official with the anti-corruption bureau told a Ukrainian newspaper, “Mr. Manafort does not have a role in this case.”
Ukrainian member of parliament Serhiy Leshchenko has sought to recast his investigation after the election.
And, while the anti-corruption bureau told Politico late last month that a “general investigation [is] still ongoing” of the ledger, it said Manafort is not a target of the investigation. “As he is not the Ukrainian citizen, [the anti-corruption bureau] by the law couldn’t investigate him personally,” the bureau said in a statement.
President Trump and his supporters are now reminding the public about Ukraine’s involvement with the Democrats and their work to undermine Trump heading into the 2016 presidential election.
“Once you understand that Ukrainian officials were cooperating directly with President Trump’s political opponents to undermine his candidacy, it’s easy to understand why the president would want to learn the full truth about these operations and why he would be skeptical of Ukraine,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) stated during the impeachment hearing o Wednesday.
The fake news now claims that Republicans are talking about baseless conspiracy theories for bringing up this Politico report from 2017. Bureaucrats engaging in the impeachment fervor are peddling that falsehood as well.
“Some of you on this committee appear to believe that Russia and its security services did not conduct a campaign against our country and that perhaps, somehow, for some reason, Ukraine did,” said Fiona Hill, who once worked on Trump’s National Security Council staff. “This is a fictional narrative that has been perpetrated and propagated by the Russian security services.”
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who works as Director for European Affairs for the United States National Security Council, told Congress that the notion of Russian interference is “a Russian narrative that President [Vladimir] Putin has promoted.”
Putin has commented on the matter and has said he hopes that the hoopla dies down because the circus is negatively impacting U.S.-Russia relations:
Here's how Putin feels about the impeachment hearings: "Thank God nobody is accusing us any more of interfering in the U.S. elections."
"Now they're accusing Ukraine" pic.twitter.com/zQ14uRgWKG
— Bloomberg TicToc (@tictoc) November 21, 2019
Regardless of Putin’s opinion, the news is clear that the Ukrainian interference did in fact take place. By denying their own reports, the mainstream media looks more phony and desperate than ever before.
President Donald Trump Reduced Afghanistan War Casualties by 98 Percent Compared to Obama’s First Term
This is what “America First” foreign policy is all about.
President Donald Trump’s foreign policy achievements have largely been hidden from the public, with the fake news media and Democrats preferring to focus on fake Russian collusion stories rather than highlighting the president’s efforts to get the troops out of harm’s way.
Libertarian-leaning Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) pointed out the facts regarding the president’s foreign policy record, showing that Trump’s foreign policy in Afghanistan has resulted in a sharp reduction in casualties in America’s longest war:
Why won’t the press report this? US Military casualties in the war in Afghanistan:
— Thomas Massie (@RepThomasMassie) October 22, 2020
The majority of Obama’s casualties came in his first term, when he doubled down on the Afghan war with a troop surge. He sent more troops into harm’s way without anything to show for it except for more blood. There were an incredible 2,196 troops killed in Afghanistan during Obama’s first term, and he was given a Nobel Peace Prize before his brutal policies ever really took effect.
Big League Politics reported earlier this month when President Trump pledged to bring all U.S. troops home from Afghanistan by Christmas:
President Trump issued a surprise announcement on the American military presence in Afghanistan, stating that all troops would be removed from the country by Christmas in a Wednesday evening tweet.
The announcement represents a new imperative to end the American presence in Afghanistan, which has qualified as the lengthiest war in American history.
Deep State bureaucrats have consistently fought to stonewall President Trump’s initiative to end American involvement in the failed state once and for all.
Afghanistan has been made the beneficiary of billions of dollars in American foreign aid and military assistance, but the nation’s government is still largely unable to stand on its own two feet. The Afghan Taliban continues to govern large swathes of the country, and regularly carries out terrorist attacks that inflict significant casualties on the Afghan Army.
Joe Biden is largely silent on Afghanistan, stating that he’ll end the war but clarifying that he only plans to return home the “majority” of service members stationed in the country. President Trump has already withdrawn thousands of American military personnel deployed to the country. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has been overseeing efforts to reach a final peace agreement with the Taliban in which they’d recognize the country’s feeble government.
The leaked Afghanistan Papers have revealed an enduring pattern of misconduct and deception on the part of senior government officials, who regularly sugarcoated the progress that the military was making in installing a Jeffersonian-style democracy in the troubled central Asian nation. Afghanistan is bitterly divided along sectarian, tribal and religious lines, and the region’s involvement in the decline of the Soviet Union and the British Empire have led some to style it as the “graveyard of empires.”
President Trump has made great progress toward putting the troops first despite tremendous institutional impediments from the military-industrial complex. He is clearly the peace candidate, running against the reckless imperial foreign policy of Obama/Biden, on the ballot for this election.
Violent Left3 days ago
Trump-Supporting Farmer’s Two Semis, Tractor, and Combine Burnt to a Crisp
Fake News Media3 days ago
NPR Claims They Have Ignored Hunter Biden Email Leaks Because ‘We Don’t Want to Waste Readers’ Time’
Riots1 day ago
Anti-American ‘Orders Project’ is Encouraging Military to Stand Down to Leftist Terrorists After the Election
Immigration3 days ago
Joe Biden Promises Citizenship for 11 Million Illegal Aliens in Third Presidential Debate
Campaign 20202 days ago
#DETROITLEAKS — Anyone with Easily-Forged ‘Voter Registration Receipt’ Can Come to a Precinct, Receive a Ballot, and Vote!
Campaign 20203 days ago
North Carolina Congressional Hopeful Madison Cawthorn Demands ‘New Republican Party’ Shifting to the Left on Healthcare, Environment, Race Issues
News1 day ago
GOP Senate Candidate Lauren Witzke Alleges That Images of Chris Coons’ DAUGHTER are on Hunter Biden’s Laptop
The Swamp13 hours ago
Chinese Billionaire Dissident Leaking Hunter Biden Emails Says There Will Be “10,000” More Pictures After Sex Tape