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Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:43 PM

Joe Biden and others wanted to fire a prosecutor who was NOT investigating Burisma.

How was Joe Biden, as Vice President of the United States, in going out of his way to help get this terrible Ukrainian prosecutor fired for not investigating corrupt oligarchs and companies INCLUDING BURISMA - how was that supposed to help his son, who sat on Burisma’s board at one point?

Joe Biden did the right thing knowing that he and his son would come under scrutiny, knowing that this could potentially hurt his own political career. He did his job, unlike that terrible prosecutor (and unlike criminals and hacks like Trump, Barr, Giuliani, and Congressional Republicans - among others). That’s the bottom line.

Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

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Reply Joe Biden and others wanted to fire a prosecutor who was NOT investigating Burisma. (Original post)
ArtTownsend Nov 10 OP
Dirty Socialist Nov 10 #1
ArtTownsend Nov 10 #3
Dirty Socialist Nov 10 #6
ArtTownsend Nov 10 #7
unblock Nov 10 #2
MissMillie Nov 10 #4
Dirty Socialist Nov 10 #5
UniteFightBack Nov 10 #8
Hav Nov 10 #9
phleshdef Nov 11 #11
Dirty Socialist Nov 10 #10

Response to ArtTownsend (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:52 PM

1. Do you have a link?

If it's true, Trump has been chasing a red herring...again

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Response to Dirty Socialist (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:56 PM

3. Here:

I Wrote About the Bidens and Ukraine Years Ago. Then the Right-Wing Spin Machine Turned the Story Upside Down.

...when Joe Biden went to Ukraine, he was not trying to protect his son — quite the reverse.

The then-vice president issued his demands for greater anti-corruption measures by the Ukrainian government despite the possibility that those demands would actually increase – not lessen — the chances that Hunter Biden and Burisma would face legal trouble in Ukraine.


https://theintercept.com/2019/09/25/i-wrote-about-the-bidens-and-ukraine-years-ago-then-the-right-wing-spin-machine-turned-the-story-upside-down/

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Response to ArtTownsend (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 05:06 PM

6. If Republicans want to bring up Biden in the impeachment hearings

The Democrats MUST call in Risen to testify

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Response to Dirty Socialist (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 05:10 PM

7. I hope so!

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Response to ArtTownsend (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 04:56 PM

2. It helped Biden the same way Hillary colluding with the Russian helped her in 2016

These people are nuts and will believe whatever nonsense foxnews cares to push into their feeble minds.

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Response to ArtTownsend (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 05:02 PM

4. Why bother the GOP with details and truth?

They're not interested.

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Response to MissMillie (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 05:04 PM

5. Too late

I just posted the story on facebook

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Response to ArtTownsend (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 05:29 PM

8. Vote for Joe Biden and don't let this smear campaign work. Lets give dump's depends a workout and

vote for JOE...whom dump fears most.

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Response to ArtTownsend (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 05:31 PM

9. First, I don't think Biden thought about consequences for himself or his son

because as far as we know, there was no reason for it. This is pretty much a fantasy conspiracy theory on the level of pizza gate. Circumstances meshed together with total nuttery. "At worst", the company could have been investigated by a prosecutor who actually did his job for actions that happened before Hunter joined the company.
It is indeed important to remind people that there were no investigations happening at the time Biden wanted the corrupt prosecutor gone. At the same time, and I may not understand the OP correctly, in the absence of any evidence, let's not start with insinuations that there was cause for fear of scrutiny for either Biden or his son.

Biden did his job as a representative of the US Government and he acted in accordance with and under guidance of the Obama Administration. He could talk about what he did on the record in public, there was no need to transfer recordings of these talks to secure servers, hidden away from the public.

Yet, Trump's base is this deluded that they believe that the video showing Biden talking about this is proof for corruption and his plot to retaliate against the prosecutor. They really believe that someone would be so stupid and arrogant to talk about and admit their crimes in public.
I'm not joking, they really believe that they have literal video evidence of this crime.

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Response to Hav (Reply #9)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 02:00 AM

11. The most important thing as far as the Biden's go, Hunter wasn't even around when there was an....

...investigation. If I got the timeline straight, there was an investigation into the guy that is the CEO of Burisma, as an individual and then the case went dead for 2 years before that board was ever formed. And Hunter himself was NEVER the subject of any investigation, EVER, period. When the Obama administration and basically the ENTIRE FREE WORLD demanded that this prosecutor be dismissed, the only way that was related to the Biden's is that Joe happened to be the guy that had deliver the message. Any why not? Biden is the guy that told Milosevic that he would see him rot in the Hague (which he in fact did). That kind of thing was Joe Biden's wheel house.

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Response to ArtTownsend (Original post)

Sun Nov 10, 2019, 11:09 PM

10. K & R

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