The scandal surrounding the Biden family’s Ukraine connections began in 2014, when then-vice president Joe Biden’s son Hunter took on a well-paid no-show job for Ukrainian energy company Burisma, allegedly in exchange for access to his powerful father. Donald Trump’s attempt to investigate the matter sparked an impeachment probe against him in 2019.
A State Department official expressed concerns to his colleagues privately during the final days of the Obama administration that Hunter Biden’s job with Burisma was undermining Washington’s anti-corruption initiatives in Ukraine, a classified email obtained by Just the News has revealed.
The two-page email, marked “confidential” by then-ambassador Marie Yovanovitch and sent out by former US Embassy official George Kent on 22 November 2016, was reportedly hidden away by the State Department.
It was not publicized during the campaign to impeach Trump and withheld amid multiple Freedom of Information Act requests for correspondence related to the Biden family’s business dealings in Ukraine before finally being released. Read more »