On the eve of the fourth Democrat debate, Joe Biden remains mired in scandal and newly emerging front-runner Elizabeth Warren faces authenticity problems. One America’s Chanel Rion has more from Washington.
Progressives are urging 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg against attacking his competitors at this week’s Democrat debate. The 2020 hopeful has recently come under fire from left-wing activists for comments challenging the ideas of more liberal candidates in the race.
Hunter Biden denies allegations of wrongdoing regarding his business activity in Ukraine. In an interview released Tuesday, Biden claimed he was qualified to be on the board of energy company Burisma, but acknowledged he did not have extensive knowledge of natural gas or Ukraine itself prior to joining.
As investigators continue to investigate talks with foreign governments, Senator Rand Paul says it’s crucial both sides of the aisle are held accountable.
Joe Biden’s son, 49-year-old Hunter Biden, will be leaving his position at a Chinese-backed private equity fund by the end of the month. The announcement was made in a statement released by his lawyers on Sunday.
Rudy Giuliani has sounded the alarm over a new report, suggesting that Joe Biden may have been paid up to $1 million in proceeds of corruption in Ukraine. In a Wednesday interview, the president’s attorney cited new findings from Ukrainian MP Andriy Derkach. The report reveals money transfers from Ukrainian energy company Burisma to Rosemont Seneca, the American based firm that represented Biden’s interests in that country.
Vice President Mike Pence is saying he never discussed Joe or Hunter Biden with Ukraine’s president during a recent meeting he had with the leader. Pence told the press Wednesday he is currently working with the White House Counsel’s office to release transcripts of his talks with President Zelensky. He has said this will prove he is telling the truth.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham invites Rudy Giuliani to appear before his panel to lay out his concerns regarding Ukraine. Graham reached out to the President’s personal attorney Tuesday, saying he wants to learn more about the “disturbing allegations” surrounding the firing of former Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin. Graham has been a firm supporter of the president since news of the whistleblower broke, and he has repeatedly called for an investigation into Joe Biden.
As the whistleblower story further backfires on leading Democrats, some are questioning the legalities of both the Bidens and President Trump’s role in all of this. One America’s Chanel Rion has more from the White House.