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Biden’s Boast: Withholding Ukraine Cash in Quid Pro Quo

Burisma Holdings, a natural gas company in Ukraine facing corruption charges, paid out over $3,000,000 to a U.S. account tied to Hunter Biden (Joe Biden’s son), who had no background in energy or in the Ukraine. A prosecutor investigating Burisma’s board members was fired.

“‘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,’”

Joe Biden to Ukrainian President Poroshenko in March, 2016 regarding $1 billion in loan guarantees

READ MORE: On Biden’s threat to Ukraine that started Trump’s impeachment hearings (From John Solomon at The Hill)

Caricature from DonkeyHotey on Flickr