Trump eventually removed Yovanovitch from her post in Kyiv, but not until April 24, 2019. In the months leading up to the decision, Parnas and Fruman worked closely with Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani to collect and disseminate derogatory information about Yovanovitch, much of it unverified. The also alleged that Joe Biden intervened to shut down investigation in Ukraine of Burisma Holdings, an energy company that had Hunter Biden as a director. … [Read more...] about In Secret Trump Recording, Lev Parnas Spoke Little, But Said A Lot
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Democrats argued that Trump, during a July 25 phone call, improperly pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to launch investigations concerning Biden and his son Hunter’s dealings in Ukraine, as well as issues related to the 2016 presidential election. Trump and the White House repeatedly have denied doing anything wrong. … [Read more...] about Dan Bongino: Trump’s impeachment legal team ‘decimated, destroyed, and annihilated’ Dems’ ‘really awful’ case
Of course, James and Gilbert have a checkered past. When, in 2010, the other No. 23 announced he would be “taking my talents to South Beach” to join the Heat as part of a thoroughly embarrassing ESPN TV special dubbed The Decision, Gilbert stoked the flames consuming James’s jerseys by publishing a letter on the team’s official website that made him sound more Twitter egg than competent employer. Gilbert accused James of a “cowardly betrayal” in choosing sun-drenched Miami over Cleveland, writing: “This shocking act of disloyalty from our home grown ‘chosen one’ sends the exact opposite lesson of what we would want our children to learn. And ‘who’ we would want them to grow up to become.” This is about the game of basketball, by the way. … [Read more...] about Can LeBron James and Cavs Owner Dan Gilbert Survive Donald Trump?
That money earned him access to the president’s inner circle. Not long after making the donations, Zuberi posted a photo of himself at a restaurant with then-White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and has acknowledged discussing business opportunities with the president’s then-personal attorney Michael Cohen, the Post reported. … [Read more...] about Major donor who played both sides of the aisle charged with campaign violations and fraud