Ukrainian lawmaker: Biden took nearly $1M from energy co.

Friday, October 11, 2019
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Michael F. Haverluck (OneNewsNow.com)

Joe and Hunter BidenA member of Ukraine’s Parliament alleged Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden received $900,000 for so-called “consulting services” from Ukraine energy giant Burisma while serving as vice president.

Burisma is the company that allegedly paid the former vice president’s son, Hunter Biden, $50,000 per month.

Ukrainian lawmaker Andriy Derkach told reporters at the news conference that Biden – who allegedly threatened to withhold aid from the Ukraine if one of its attorneys investigated his son for money he received from Burisma – was guilty of taking nearly $1 million from the energy company while serving as vice president under former President Barack Obama.

“According to the documents, Burisma paid no less than $16.5 million to [former Polish President, who became an independent director at Burisma Holdings in 2014] Aleksander Kwasniewski, [chairman of the Burisma board of independent directors] Alan Apter, [Burisma independent director] Devon Archer and Hunter Biden [who joined the Burisma board of directors in 2014],” Derkach said at the news conference, according to Interfax-Ukraine. “Using political and economic levelers of influencing Ukrainian authorities and manipulating the issue of providing financial aid to Ukraine, Joe Biden actively assisted closing criminal cases into the activity of former Ukrainian Ecology Minister Mykola Zlochevsky, who is the founder and owner of Burisma Group.”

Giuliani clarifies Biden’s involvement

President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, extrapolated on Biden’s culpability on Fox News’ show hosted by Sean Hannity, using Derkach’s recent proclamation to bolster his case against the Bidens for underhanded dealings with the former Soviet republic several years ago.

“Biden, his son and his brother had a 30-year-long scam to make money – millions – selling his public office,” Giuliani told Hannity Wednesday on Fox. “Do you think we’re going to hear [from] the press that a member of the parliament in Ukraine held a press conference today and – name was Andriy Derkach, you won’t hear this on the news, ladies and gentlemen, because they censor it, you only get the news the Dems want you to hear – Derkach publicized documents which he said described the mechanisms for getting money by Biden Sr.”

Repeating Derkach’s allegations from the news conference, Giuliani detailed Biden’s alleged involvement.

“This was the transfer of funds for lobbying activities, as investigators believe, to Joe Biden through a lobbying company,” he quoted Derkach.  Bottom of Form“Funds in the amount of $900,000 were transferred to the U.S.-based company Rosemont Seneca, which, according to open sources, is affiliated with Biden. The payment reference was for consultative services.”

After mentioning more of Derkach’s words incriminating Biden, Guiliani detailed the implications.

“Let me tell you who Mykola Zlochevsky is,” Giuliani continued on Hannity. “He’s a major oligarch. He stole $5 billion from his people. He very suspiciously was allowed to come back [to Ukraine]. His case got dismissed when they dismissed Hunter Biden’s case [involving Burisma] … This guy’s one of the major criminals in the Ukraine and he’s now walking around free because Joe Biden got the case dismissed.”

He went on to impress that the accusations against Biden from the Ukraine should be taken seriously by the United States Department of Justice.

“This case stinks,” Giuliani asserted. “They can run away from it all they want.”

The implications of everything was analyzed by one media outlet that, unlike the mainstream media, addressed Biden’s allegedly illegal activities instead of solely focusing on impeaching Trump for urging the Ukraine to look into the Biden family’s dealings.

“Obviously, accepting this kind of gift from a state-run company during his time as vice president would be incredibly illegal and a major new twist in the Biden case – something that Giuliani no doubt knew when he brought it up on Hannity’s show,” The Western Journal explained.

Giuliani stressed that Biden’s dealings around the globe should be scrutinized.

“I want you to keep your eye not just on China – I want you to keep your eye on Romania,” Giuliani added. “Just watch Romania.

He was referring to reports from the Romanian media stating that Hunter Biden also engaged in business in that eastern European nation.

In fact, sources also revealed that Hunter Biden had real estate dealings in Bucharest and reportedly attempted to promote local real estate tycoon Gabriel Popoviciu in lobbying efforts – before the millionaire was sentenced to serve jail time following the verdict of the 2017 high-profile corruption case, according to G4Media.ro.

Targeting Trump, brushing off Biden

But regardless of all the cards stacked against Biden, the mainstream media continues to focus on the Democrats’ campaign to impeach Trump.

“Giuliani said that the media is refusing to consider evidence of potential wrongdoing by Biden's family, that the impeachment inquiry against Trump is unfair,” the Daily Mail reported from the interview. “He said that the notorious Salem Witch Trials of the 1690s were a fairer process than the Trump impeachment inquiry.”

Giuliani commented on how unjust the impeachment proceedings against the president have been.

“[The inquiry a] process without any due process [with the media being] enablers [of the Democrats' plans],” Giuliani complained to Hannity. “I never wanted in my life to appear at a Salem Witch Trial, which would actually be fairer than this.”

 

 

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