Tulsi Gabbard Hammers Biden Over Ukraine Scandal
- 1.7K Views
During an interview on Friday, moderate Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard hammered former Vice President Joe Biden for his shady connections with Ukraine.
Biden has been in the hot seat in recent months for his involvement with an investigation into his son Hunter Biden who served on the board at a Ukrainian energy company called Burisma Holdings. During a public event in 2016, Biden boasted that he was responsible for getting the top prosecutor looking into the company fired.
During an interview on Hill.TV's 'Rising' show, Gabbard took a swing at Biden when she was asked if she would allow her vice president's son to be on the board of a foreign gas company.
“I think that would be a poor decision to make,” Gabbard jabbed.
Co-host of the show Saagar Enjeti chimed in and pointed out that almost all of the Democratic candidates have been “very reluctant to call this out as evidence of corruption” and asked if she would call out the corruption.
“I think the perception is certainly a concern,” Gabbard noted. “I think we have to look at how we can root out the corruption of the abuse of power and influence within our government, and I think that there’s a lot of examples of it.”
Biden as well as his son have been under much pressure in recent weeks by many on the Right including President Trump. After receiving constant pressure and attacks from the President, Joe Bide's son, Hunter Biden has announced that he is stepping down from his board position at a Chinese private equity company and promises to stop foreign business now that his father is running for president.
Hunter Biden has kept a low profile however after constant attacks from President Trump, he can no longer continue with his shady overseas business dealings.
“Hunter always understood that his father would be guided, entirely and unequivocally, by established U.S. policy, regardless of its effects on Hunter’s professional interests,” Hunter Biden's lawyer George Mesires said in a statement. “He never anticipated the barrage of false charges against both him and his father by the President of the United States.”
Since the start of the impeachment inquiry, the Trump campaign has unleashed a full scaled attack on the former Vice President for his sons shady business dealings.
Last week, President Trump unleashed a scathing hit piece on former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday, going after the 2020 presidential candidate for his corrupt ties to Ukraine.
The ad starts out by saying, "FACT: Joe Biden pressured Ukraine to fire its prosecutor."
A clip of Biden admitting to getting the prosecutor fired then played on the ad. "If the prosecutor's not fired you're not getting the money," Biden said in the video. "Well, son of a b*tch he got fired."
The narrator in the ad then pulled out another 'FACT' where he highlighted documentation of the Ukrainian prosecutor explaining how he was forced out of the investigation.
"I was forced out because I was leading a wide-ranging corruption probe into Burisma... Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, was a member of the Board of Directors," the documentation read.
The next 'FACT' was how "Democrats want to impeach President Trump for discussing this investigation with Ukraine's President."
The video continued: "FACT: Donald Trump won but Democrats want to overturn the election. Don't let them!"
Sleepy Joe Biden! pic.twitter.com/oZtytImXqq— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 9, 2019
What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments below!