There is lingering uncertainty about the first impeachment of former President Donald Trump, whether or not he was justified inquiring about former Vice President Joe Biden’s threat towards a Ukrainian prosecutor, that appears to be gaining clarity.
Newly revealed memos obtained by Just the News directly challenge the commonly held view that Joe Biden was acting in line with U.S. policy when he threatened to withhold a $1 billion U.S. loan guarantee to force the ouster of Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin in December 2015.
At that time, Shokin’s office was aggressively investigating Burisma Holdings, where Biden’s son, Hunter, served as a board member. Further details about this investigation have been recently revealed. Burisma was pressing Hunter Biden to help neutralize Shokin, according to Devon Archer, a former Burisma board member and Hunter Biden’s ex-business partner.
Three main takeaways arise from reviewing the documents that directly contradict the narrative that Biden sought to replace Shokin because he was ‘corrupt,’ such as:
Senior U.S. officials had earlier praised Shokin’s office Burisma was trying to influence U.S. officials to dismiss the corruption allegations A top U.S. official in Kyiv criticized Hunter Biden for undermining U.S. anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine