Obama Admin tried to partner with Burisma

John SolomonA State Department official who served in the U.S. embassy in Kiev told Congress that the Obama administration tried in 2016 to partner with the Ukrainian gas firm that employed Hunter Biden but the project was blocked over corruption concerns.

George Kent, the former charge d’affair at the Kiev embassy, said in testimony released Thursday that the State Department’s main foreign aid agency, known as USAID, planned to co-sponsor a clean energy project with Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian gas firm that employed Hunter Biden as a board member.

At the time of the proposed project, Burisma was under investigation in Ukraine for alleged corruption. Those cases were settled in late 2016 and early 2017. Burisma contested allegations of corruption but paid a penalty for tax issues.

So in other words, Burisma was corrupt and while the Obama Admin was partially blocked from its attempt to partner with them, Biden's son was not. And before you point out that the corruption allegations were dropped in a settlement, remember that Biden got the prosecuter fired to achieve exactly that outcome.

Why only partially blocked? Well, there are some documents...

This entry was published Fri Nov 15 14:30:24 CST 2019 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2019-11-09 12:46:55.0. [Tweet]

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