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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Senate Republicans, led by Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), on Wednesday released an interim report on their probe into Joe Biden and his son's dealings in Ukraine.

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...The state of play: The report ultimately fails to support one of Republicans' top claims about the Burisma affair " that, as vice president, Joe Biden fought for the ouster of Ukraine's top prosecutor, Viktor Shokin, to protect Burisma and his son from scrutiny on corruption issues....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-23 09:27 AM | Reply

Another view...

GOP senators' anti-Biden report repackages old claims
www.politico.com

...For a year, Senate Republicans have teased a bombshell investigation into Joe and Hunter Biden that could rock the former vice president's campaign for the White House.

But an interim report, issued by Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) less than six weeks before the presidential election and released publicly on Wednesday, is largely a compilation of previously public information " some of it rehashed anew by witnesses who already testified during the House's impeachment inquiry last year " as well as news articles and strongly worded insinuations with little evidence to back them up....

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Looks like, in spite of what seemed like Sen Johnson receiving Pres Putin's help on this, they got nothing that comes even remotely close to what they had been asserting..

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-23 09:30 AM | Reply

Here's some irony:

Rudy Giuliani's son got a $95,000 a year job as 'WH sports liason.'

People who work with him say he only bothers to show up sometimes, and when he does, he goofs off.

"He doesn't really try to be involved in anything," an anonymous former senior White House official told The Atlantic. "He's just having a nice time."

www.cnbc.com

#3 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2020-09-23 08:14 PM | Reply

I'm starting to see mention that Sen Johnson's report may have unexpectedly snagged a member of Pres Trump's cabinet in some interesting activities in Ukraine.

Sen Wyan's letter to IG...
drive.google.com

...According to witness testimony in the HSGAC-SFC investigation, Secretary Perry also pressured the Ukrainian government to place one of Perry's longtime campaign supporters, Michael Bleyzer, on the Naftogaz advisory board during his trip to Ukraine for President Zelensky's inauguration in 2019.10...

While this has surfaced before, this might be interesting, depending upon what develops.

#4 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-23 08:15 PM | Reply

How much taxpayer money was wasted by Republicans this time in this latest attempt to bring down a Democrat's poll numbers just before an election??

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-09-23 08:19 PM | Reply

This will rate wall to wall gotcha coverage on Faux Spews and the Old ------ & Numbskulls Network.

#6 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2020-09-23 09:44 PM | Reply

Next up... the long anticipated Durham flop of a hit job investigation..... these guys suck, even at corruption.

#7 | Posted by 503jc69 at 2020-09-23 09:51 PM | Reply

When does Bill Barr's summary come out? That will set the record straight about Diamond Joe being a septuagenarian who drives too fast, is addicted to frozen dairy treats, hangs out with men who wear robes while performing religious rituals, and worst of all, admires Barack Obama...

#8 | Posted by catdog at 2020-09-23 09:59 PM | Reply

I don't understand.

I was told time and again by DR Righties this thing was going to destroy Biden and the Democrats.

It didn't even register in the daily news.

#9 | Posted by Sycophant at 2020-09-24 12:16 PM | Reply

@#9 ... I was told time and again by DR Righties this thing was going to destroy Biden and the Democrats.

It didn't even register in the daily news. ...

Apparently, you're not the only one who noticed that...

Ukraine Was A Dud. Now The GOP Signals China May Be Next Big Anti-Biden Play
talkingpointsmemo.com

#10 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-09-24 03:11 PM | Reply

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