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Ramsey Barner

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James Risen: Biden going to Ukraine actually might have resulted in greater legal peril for his son

James Risen, The Intercept’s senior national security correspondent, best-selling author, former New York Times reporter, published two pieces in The Intercept this week, including one headlined “I Wrote About the Bidens and Ukraine Years Ago. Then the Right-Wing Spin Machine Turned the Story Upside Down.”

The significance of his trip was that it was backed up by the whole Western world. There were several large Western countries that were demanding that the Ukraine fire this prosecutor and get — and crack down on corruption. His actions to demand this, the firing of this prosecutor, and to ask for a greater crackdown had the effect — the possible effect — of making his son have even greater legal peril than he did by being on the board of Burisma, because it could have led to a more aggressive investigation of Burisma.


Biden, right out in the open, did the right thing regardless of potential cost to his family, and the Right spun it into a smear.
Posted by Ramsey Barner | Sat Sep 28, 2019, 01:41 PM (4 replies)
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