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We Only Know A Sliver of the Drive to Extort Ukraine to Intervene in the 2020 Election

Through the Ukraine scandal, there’s been a persistent question about the rush to get Zelensky to play ball and whether similar efforts occurred before Zelensky took office. Josh Kovensky has unearthed new evidence that confirms just that.

As has been long suspected, the Trump Team thought they had a deal with Zelensky’s predecessor Petro Poroshenko, an oligarch who became President soon after the 2014 revolution. Zelensky’s election upset that plan and upended months of work by Trump, Giuliani, Parnas and others. Just a month before the Ukraine presidential election in March 2019, Giuliani’s henchman Parnas had arranged an interview between …read more

Source:: TPM



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