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Top U.S. Diplomat To Ukraine Ties President Donald Trump To Quid Pro Quo | The Last Word | MSNBC

 

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, told House impeachment investigators last month that President Donald Trump directed officials to tie military aid to Ukraine to demands that the country open politically advantageous probes, according to his deposition. Aired on 11/06/19.
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Top U.S. Diplomat To Ukraine Ties President Donald Trump To Quid Pro Quo | The Last Word | MSNBC

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  1. We know what the orange clown is going to do. Call them never trumpers, deep state hacks, all trying to tarnish him. The AMERICAN people are smart enough to see through your horse crap, clown!

    1. Geo Smith If you haven’t heard (or more likely don’t believe) the circumstances and timeline of Biden’s diplomatic mission to a TOTALLY DIFFERENT Ukrainian administration then no point going over it here – go google it (and don’t click Breitbart or CrazyConspiracy.com)…

    2. @ChannelSurfer 2020 What timeline you dimwitted moron. There is a video tape of the arrogant oh os ignorant VP Joe Biden saying your aren’t getting the billion dollars unless you fire the prosecutor! QUID PRO QUO! CORRUPTION BRIBING unless you are a Democrat then it is OK!

      https://pjmedia.com/trending/did-joe-biden-implicate-barack-obama-in-ukraine-quid-pro-quo-scandal/

      “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 said he told Poroshenko.

      Biden is clearly admitting to a quid pro quo—even if he left out the part that the prosecutor he wanted fired was investigating his son’s company. Biden has claimed there was nothing improper there, so why hasn’t Barack Obama issued a statement saying as much? The answer appears to be in the same video where Biden bragged about getting Shokin fired. Here’s what he said happened after he threatened to withhold the billion-dollar loan:

      “They were walking out to a press conference. I said, nah, … we’re not going to give you the billion dollars. They said, ‘You have no authority. You’re not the president—the president said’ … I said, ‘Call him.’ I said, ‘I’m telling you, you’re not getting the billion dollars.’ I said, you’re not getting the billion. … I looked at them and said, ‘I’m leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you’re not getting the money.’ Well, son of a b—-. He got fired. And they put in place someone who was solid at the time.”
      With those words, it appears Biden implicated Barack Obama in the quid pro quo scandal. Biden was so sure that he could withhold the billion-dollar loan despite Obama’s assurance to Ukraine the loan was a done deal. Biden knew he could withhold the billion dollars because obviously Barack Obama knew, which means Barack Obama had, at some point, approved the quid pro quo to protect Biden’s son.

      NO CONSPIRACY THEORY JUST THE FACTS FROM THE HORSES MOUTH VP JOE BIDEN! QUID PRO QUO end of story!

    3. REAL EVIDENCE OF QUID PRO QUO!

      “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 said he told Poroshenko.

      Biden is clearly admitting to a quid pro quo—even if he left out the part that the prosecutor he wanted fired was investigating his son’s company. Biden has claimed there was nothing improper there, so why hasn’t Barack Obama issued a statement saying as much? The answer appears to be in the same video where Biden bragged about getting Shokin fired. Here’s what he said happened after he threatened to withhold the billion-dollar loan:

      “They were walking out to a press conference. I said, nah, … we’re not going to give you the billion dollars. They said, ‘You have no authority. You’re not the president—the president said’ … I said, ‘Call him.’ I said, ‘I’m telling you, you’re not getting the billion dollars.’ I said, you’re not getting the billion. … I looked at them and said, ‘I’m leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you’re not getting the money.’ Well, son of a b—-. He got fired. And they put in place someone who was solid at the time.”
      With those words, it appears Biden implicated Barack Obama in the quid pro quo scandal. Biden was so sure that he could withhold the billion-dollar loan despite Obama’s assurance to Ukraine the loan was a done deal. Biden knew he could withhold the billion dollars because obviously Barack Obama knew, which means Barack Obama had, at some point, approved the quid pro quo to protect Biden’s son.

      QUID PRO QUO CORRUPTION ! HOW do you cover up blame the opposition President Trump!

    4. ​@Geo Smith The difference stupid is that Biden was threatening to withhold support to benefit America and other countries. IQ-45 on the other hand withheld support to benefit “himself”. And, in fact his actions were totally against America’s best interest. That’s the difference that will get the criminal impeached you clueless cult clown..

  2. Was there a Quid Pro Quo… of course we’re talking about trump and the rest of his crooked friends that are now running the government.

    1. There was no quid pro quo….the timeline establishes that. You run after Trump with a hammer but give Joe Biden a snowcone.

    2. IF U ASK ADAM SHIFT 4 BRAINS AND I SEE U FALL IN SAME IDEA GUILTY BY OPIN SAD PUTIN LED DEMON RATS PUTTING BIG SMILE ON PUTINS FACE AND U HELPED

    3. @Richard Hammonds You are definitely someone to listen to. How about learn how to write a coherent sentence before attempting higher level cognitive feats. Baby steps, fella.

    1. @Carol Rapson COMMING FROM SUCH A FOOL AS YOU HANNITY,,,LIMBOUGH ONLY ONES NOT PUTIN LED DEMON RATS AS YOU R AND THATS SAD WAKE UP THINK FOR UR SELF STOP BEING USED AND FOOLED BY COMMIE NEWS NET

    1. I’m childish?  You’re the one that writes like a child.  It’s “You” not U.  And it’s “are” not R. What’s wrong with you? Only a child writes like that.  How come you don’t spell correctly?  How come you don’t punctuate your sentences?  Is it because you don’t know how Little Richard?  This causes me to think that you didn’t get far in school.  If you want to be took seriously you need to write like an adult and not an eight-year-old child.

    1. @Linda Rasmussen BINGO ! This is what 45 has over him.. possibly more … BUT you can bet that all these backside smoochers have been threatened in one way or another.. Like frmr Sen Flake said.. IF the vote was silent.. confidential .. at least 35 Republican Senators would vote the criminal in chief OUT of office !!

    2. @sharon olsen totally agree with you! Most of the repubs use arguments that barely make sense for many reasons.

    1. IF UR REFERING TO ADAM SHIFT 4 BRAINS I AGREE STOP BEING USED BY COMMIE NEWS NET JUST THINK IF U STILL CAN WHATS GOING ON WHY HAVENT PUTIN LED DEMON RATS FOUND THAT WITCH

    2. @Tim Countis IF U KEEP UP ON THE NEWS NOT COMMIE NEWS NET U KNOW NOW THIS IS A COUP OF PUTIN LED DEMON RATS WANNA TAKE UR COUNTRY AND U R TO STUPID OR BLIND TO SEE IT WAKE UP PEOPLE ITS SO SIMPLE EVEN A DEMON RAT CAN SEE IT IF THEY JUST L O O K

    1. @Geo Smith We know all about the video stupid. Aside from you clueless cult clowns, even those with an ounce of common sense know what was really going on. Biden was protecting US national security, while Trump was protecting his personal security. A BIG difference that you delusional dimwits can’t seem to grasp.

    2. @Wrong Crowd YOU SAID “There is no case legally except in your mind.”

      I SAY:
      Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 15 usc 78dd-1
      U.S. Code § 78dd–1.Prohibited foreign trade practices by issuers

      (1)any foreign official for purposes of—
      (A)
      (i)influencing any act or decision of such foreign official in his official capacity, (ii) inducing such foreign official to do or omit to do any act in violation of the lawful duty of such official, or (iii) securing any improper advantage; or
      (B)inducing such foreign official to use his influence with a foreign government or instrumentality thereof to affect or influence any act or decision of such government or instrumentality,
      in order to assist such issuer in obtaining or retaining business for or with, or directing business to, any person;
      (2)any foreign political party or official thereof or any candidate for foreign political office for purposes of—
      (A)
      (i)influencing any act or decision of such party, official, or candidate in its or his official capacity, (ii) inducing such party, official, or candidate to do or omit to do an act in violation of the lawful duty of such party, official, or candidate, or (iii) securing any improper advantage; or
      (B)inducing such party, official, or candidate to use its or his influence with a foreign government or instrumentality thereof to affect or influence any act or decision of such government or instrumentality,
      in order to assist such issuer in obtaining or retaining business for or with, or directing business to, any person; or
      (3)any person, while knowing that all or a portion of such money or thing of value will be offered, given, or promised, directly or indirectly, to any foreign official, to any foreign political party or official thereof, or to any candidate for foreign political office, for purposes of—
      (A)
      (i)influencing any act or decision of such foreign official, political party, party official, or candidate in his or its official capacity, (ii) inducing such foreign official, political party, party official, or candidate to do or omit to do any act in violation of the lawful duty of such foreign official, political party, party official, or candidate, or (iii) securing any improper advantage; or
      (B)inducing such foreign official, political party, party official, or candidate to use his or its influence with a foreign government or instrumentality thereof to affect or influence any act or decision of such government or instrumentality,
      in order to assist such issuer in obtaining or retaining business for or with, or directing business to, any person.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHa7WZk6C0Y
      Have a nice day!
      PS: Did you read the FULL TRANSCRIPT yet President Trump released?
      NOw you know what MSM liberal lunatic propaganda is all about!

    3. @Carlos Carlos Carlos Republicans hate you, your DNA, and ya Grandmother’s DNA….

      Self hate is a powerful drug, never met a Carlos who had dinner with a Republican. You could be the first, or you could be confused gtfohhhhhh

  3. The first public impeachment hearing televised will be a spectacle of grand scenario & will exceed all other impeachments.

    1. If your so smart why can’t you see that all this is, a diversion of videotape evidence of a Presidential Candidate Former VP Joe BIden using his office and the US taxpayers money $1 billion dollars Quid Quo Pro to have the prosecutor fired in the Ukraine who was investigating his son Hunter Biden and Burisma for corruption! Textbook definition of a corrupt politician Joe Biden using Quid Quo Pro to protect his son Hunter Biden who has no knowledge of the Energy industry or of the Ukraine as Hunter admitted in an interview!

    2. Geo Smith

      While Biden was acting on behalf of the US government and our allies in asking for the removal of a corrupt prosecutor, Trump has been trying to undermine US foreign policy in order to gain foreign inference in the 2020 election. Trump’s intent is inherently corrupt as he was trying to extort Ukraine’s newly elected president to publicly announce a sham investigation, based upon a conspiracy theory hatched by Russian intelligence. Dmitry Firtash, an Ukrainian oligarch and high level Russian mobster, is currently under house arrest in Vienna, but it looks like this is the guy who has been paying Rudy Giuliani through Lav Parnas and Igor Fruman. Firtash also worked to promote conspiracy theories linking Ukraine to the 2016 DNC hack and Biden with corruption.

      https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/doj-ex-manafort-associate-firtash-top-tier-comrade-russian-mobsters-n786806 (Firtash the mobster)

      https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/01/politics/parnas-firtash-giuliani-ties/index.html (Firtash pays Parnas who pays Giuliani)

      https://www.propublica.org/article/how-a-veteran-reporter-worked-with-giuliani-associates-to-launch-the-ukraine-conspiracy (Firtash promoting a conspiracy theory)

      https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/10/03/giuliani-claims-ukraine-corruption-case-firtash-dmytro-wanted-extradition-whistleblower-impeachment-biden/ (Firtash uses conspiracy theory to fight extradition to US)

      https://www.vox.com/2019/6/14/18677631/trump-campaign-finance-law-fec-illegal-fbi (it is illegal to accept or solicit foreign help in a US election)

      https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/vb58qj/ukraines-president-was-one-cnn-interview-away-from-giving-in-to-trump-and-giulianis-pressure-campaign (Ukraine president almost gave Trump what he demanded)

    1. @john carioscia true!

      But are you worried about how much the neighbor PAID for lemons, 4 YEARS ago, from a shady SALESMAN….while you’re STEALING your stash of lemons EVERYDAY?

      * head scratcher?

  4. Republicans are like children, eyes closed, hands over ears, running in circles… All because they’re afraid of Trump’s uninformed Fox News brainwashed base. Instead, what they need to do is lead… Explain to the Trump base why, for the sake of the country, they need to vote to remove from office.

    Will never happen unfortunately.

  5. I hope ambassador Taylor has protection, I really fear for him. Trump’s handler Putin could do something bad. Look what happened in the U.K. I hope all the witnesses have security.

    1. AND WHO PROVED THAT TO U HOPEFULLY NOT COMMIE NEWS NET PUTIN LED DEMON RATS GOOD FOR RUSSIA BAD FOR US STOP BEING USED AND FOOLED BY COMMIE NEWS NET WAKE UP

    2. ALL THESES PUTIN LED DEMON RATS STILL LOOKING FOR THAT WITCH HAHAH DEMON RATS PUTTING A BIG SMILE ON PUTINS FACE WITH ALL THESE LIES,,DISRUPTION,,,CAUSE HATE HAVOC JUST LIKE RUSSIA WANTED NAZI DID SAME 1939 AND U FELL FOR IT SAD WAKE UP

  6. Ghouliani is being paid by Parnas and Fruman who are being funded by Dmitry Firtash, so essentially Russian organised crime was financing Rudy Colludy’s work on behalf of the President into extorting Ukraine to investigate an American citizen who is one of Trumps political opponents for Trumps personal political gain. Let that sink in.

  7. Dictator Trump continues his daily mantra: ” I WAS ELECTED SO I CAN DO ANYTHING I WANT INCLUDING DISOBEYING THE LAWS OF THE LAND”
    HE IS TRULY A DICTATOR

    1. @that wasn’t.chicken WELL THATS WHAT DYNOMITE DOES HAHAH U MUST B EDUCATED AND HAVE A DUHHHGREE TRUMP 2020

    2. @Kevin stevens NOT ALL UR FAULT BRAIN WASHED BY COMMIE NEWS NET CANT UNDERSTAND LOGIC AND I DONT SPEAK RUSKY SO BETTER STOP READING COULD DO DAMAGE TO UR PUTIN LED DEMON RAT MIND TRUMP 2020

    3. RUSSIAN LED DEMON RAT MANTA I DIDNT WIN SO WE WILL LIE DISRUPT CAUSE HATE HAVOC AND LOOK FOR THAT WITCH JUST LIKE RUSSIA WANTED &^$%^&* AND NAZI STYLE HATE AND BAIT AND U FELL FOR IT LIKE A FOOL !!! TRUMP 2020

    4. Its now evident why his parents couldn’t deal with him and resorted to sending him to military school, which did no good either.

  8. After the call to Zelensky baby Trump asked his babysitters
    “did I do good?”
    “It was perfect” they replied.
    “Ooo! Perfect” said baby “I like that”……

  9. Jim Jordan covered up the molestation of college students he will now cover up the crimes of Donald Trump

  10. Bone spurs has no credibility..he is no Bill Taylor. He never served the country. shame on him Mr. Traitor

    1. @john carioscia You totally forgot that time Hillary’s crooked cat did a pee on the White house lawn Poor Johnny Boy.

    2. @john carioscia Must be hard times for poor Possums like you. Nothing new than those old emails from years ago while baby Don doing proven seven lies and three crimes a day. Not to mention his pussygrabbing and golden showers.

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