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WATCH: Joe Biden Erupts When Questioned About Ukraine Scandal

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Over the weekend, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden erupted on Fox News reporter Peter Doocy questioned him on his Ukraine scandal.

“Mr. Vice President, how many times have you ever spoken to your son about his overseas business dealings?” Doocy asked.


“I have never spoken to my son about his overseas business dealings,” Biden claimed. “And here’s what I know, I know Trump deserves to be investigated. He is violating every basic norm of a president. You should be asking him the question, why is he on the phone with a foreign leader trying to intimidate a foreign leader, if that’s what happened, that appears to be what happened, you should be looking at Trump.”

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There are multiple problems with Biden’s reply. Firstly, Doocy’s question was based off Biden’s own admission that he used his power as Vice President to force the firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor who was investigating shady business dealings between Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, and a Ukrainian company, Burisma Holdings, that was employing him. The Hill reported in April that in 2018 “Biden couldn’t resist the temptation… to brag to an audience of foreign policy specialists about the time as vice president that he strong-armed Ukraine into firing its top prosecutor,” adding, “In his own words, with video cameras rolling, Biden described how he threatened Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in March 2016 that the Obama administration would pull $1 billion in U.S. loan guarantees, sending the former Soviet republic toward insolvency, if it didn’t immediately fire Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.”

The Bidens are not disputing that he got paid all this money,” noted Schweizer. “They’re not disputing that Hunter Biden had no background in this area. They just simply want the issue to go away.

“I said, ‘You’re not getting the billion.’ I’m going to be leaving here in, I think it was about six hours. I looked at them and said: ‘I’m leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you’re not getting the money,'” Biden claimed. “Well, son of a b*tch, he got fired. And they put in place someone who was solid at the time.”

Another problem is that, despite Biden claiming he had “never spoken to my son about his overseas business dealings,” Biden did, in fact, discuss his overseas business dealings with his son Hunter. According to The New Yorker, “In December 2015, as Joe Biden prepared to return to Ukraine, his aides braced for renewed scrutiny of Hunter’s relationship with Burisma. Amos Hochstein, the Obama Administration’s special envoy for energy policy, raised the matter with Biden, but did not go so far as to recommend that Hunter leave the board. As Hunter recalled, his father discussed Burisma with him just once: “Dad said, ‘I hope you know what you are doing,’ and I said, ‘I do.’””

The Hill pointed out that  “there was one crucial piece of information that Biden must have known but didn’t mention to his audience: The prosecutor he got fired was leading a wide-ranging corruption probe into the natural gas firm Burisma Holdings that employed Biden’s younger son, Hunter, as a board member.”

In remarks to Breitbart News, investigative reporter and president of the Government Accountability Institute Peter Schweizer pointed out that “What’s interesting about this is that Hunter Biden has no background in Ukraine. He has no background in energy or natural gas or anything like that, but of course, his father, the vice president at the time, was the point person on U.S. policy towards Ukraine, and the money we’re talking about here is eye-popping. Hunter Biden was getting $83,000 a month from this Ukrainian energy company where he had no background.”

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Schweizer continued, “So the immediate question becomes, he’s not selling his expertise — because he has none in this field — what is he getting paid for? That is the issue, and Ukrainian officials in the prosecutor’s office decided to investigate, and they started to investigate, at which point Joe Biden would later brag about getting the prosecutor fired, who has the head of that office, and Joe Biden said that he threatened to withdraw a billion dollars of our taxpayer money in aid to Ukraine unless they fired this prosecutor, so that’s what the issue revolves around.”

Schweizer concluded, “The Bidens are not disputing that he got paid all this money,” noted Schweizer. “They’re not disputing that Hunter Biden had no background in this area. They just simply want the issue to go away.”

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  • Susiedarling says:

    He sounds desperate. Biden is trying to pass off his wrong doings by deflecting to Trump.

  • Thomas Cloyd says:

    Come on Joe, Us folks aren’t stupid, Hunter made 50000 a month with no skill or college degree in that field. Too much Corruption.

  • V.l. jackson says:

    What else did you think Biden would do, he is a Democrat. They do no wrong, in the medias eyes.

  • David Trottier says:

    Biden must have brain damage to not remember what he said last year. If anyone deserves to be in jail it’s Biden hands down. ????????????

  • Darlene says:

    Hummm. No evidence? Wait on facts. Why for you but that don’t work with trump. There is no evidence on trump at all. Millions have been spent. There is plenty of evidence you sir did something wrong. We want equal justice. Biden. Eat your words. You just proved it only matters with dems not republicans. We rest our case

  • William says:

    Exactly, along with obozo, hillary, comey and the list is long! Hopefully Bill Barr steps up and does what’s right sooner than later!!

  • Randall Razz Taylor says:

    Biden is an absolute leftist idiot playing the blame card.
    Once again a false narrative in an attempt to smear our great president, once again the communist Trump hating media spread the lie, and once again they were wrong.
    At this point its safe to say that all if the deep state players minds have been seared with a hot iron, they are unable to tell the truth even when they know the truth.
    GOD HAS BEEN EXPOSING THEIR EVIL AND GOD WILL REDUCE THE DEMOCRAT PARTY TO A PARTY OF COMPLETE IRRELEVANCE!
    They are a danger to all that is good and just, they are a danger to our country, they are a danger to the rule of law, they are a danger to our system of government laid down by our fire fathers, they are a danger to our children, they are a danger to the unborn, they are a danger to the morality of our society, they are a danger to our world.
    God has giving them all the rope they need to HANG THEMSELVES!!
    Justice must be served without compromise or our country will fall.
    GOD IS IN CONTROL!!!!

  • Randall Razz Taylor says:

    I think he has the first signs of senility.

  • BILL RUSHING says:

    Once one of the main democrat Leadership is indicted or even arrested, all of the media crap will start to slow way down. Once the domino(s) effect on indictments or arrest on these major players (Democrat(s)) you will see the fake news start wondering when their turn is coming. THE PROBLEM– I NEVER HEAR OR SEE ANY OF THE CORRUPT DEMS BEING ARRESTED OR INDICTED!!

  • david bolden says:

    LOL They never learn a thing still, OVER 2 YEARS yeah Trump will never forget and he will take his good ole time but one day we will read where Biden’s son goes to jail. Fools never learn NEVER.