Hunter Biden’s Ukraine Gas Firm Urged Obama Admin To End Corruption Allegations

A new report released on Monday night alleges that the Ukrainian gas company, Burisma, that employed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, pressed the Obama administration to end the corruption allegations against them during the 2016 election year.

In February 2016, a representative from Burisma sought to meet with Undersecretary of State Catherine A. Novelli to discuss the allegations of corruption that the U.S. government was making toward the company, according to memos obtained by award-winning investigative reporter John Solomon.

“Just three weeks before Burisma’s overture to State, Ukrainian authorities raided the home of the oligarch who owned the gas firm and employed Hunter Biden, a signal the long-running corruption probe was escalating in the middle of the U.S. presidential election,” Solomon wrote. “Hunter Biden’s name, in fact, was specifically invoked by the Burisma representative as a reason the State Department should help, according to a series of email exchanges among U.S. officials trying to arrange the meeting.”

A February 24, 2016, email between State Department officials stated:

Per our conversation, Karen Tramontano of Blue Star Strategies requested a meeting to discuss with U/S Novelli USG remarks alleging Burisma (Ukrainian energy company) of corruption. She noted that two high profile U.S. citizens are affiliated with the company (including Hunter Biden as a board member). Tramontano would like to talk with U/S Novelli about getting a better understanding of how the U.S. came to the determination that the company is corrupt. According to Tramontano there is no evidence of corruption, has been no hearing or process, and evidence to the contrary has not been considered. Would appreciate any background you may be able to provide on this issue and suggested TPs for U/S Novelli’s meeting.

“Tramontano was a lawyer working for Blue Star Strategies, a Washington firm that was hired by Burisma to help end a long-running corruption investigation against the gas firm in Ukraine,” Solomon added. “Tramontano and another Blue Star official, Sally Painter, both alumni of Bill Clinton’s administration, worked with New York-based criminal defense attorney John Buretta to settle the Ukraine cases in late 2016 and 2017.”


Read More...
 

 Read more at Daily Wire

Current News

Devastating: Father of Young Man Killed in Seattle's Anarchist Zone Has Been Ignored by the Mayor

Devastating: Father of Young Man Killed in Seattle's Anarchist Zone Has Been Ignored by the Mayor

Nearly two weeks ago, 19-year-old Horace Lorenzo Anderson was killed in Seattle's anarchist, 'cop free' zone.  Read more

Boston Art Commission votes unanimously to remove statue of Abraham Lincoln with emancipated slave

Boston Art Commission votes unanimously to remove statue of Abraham Lincoln with emancipated slave

Another victim to political correctness  Read more

WATCH: Armed St. Louis Man Shreds CNN's Chris Cuomo for 'Being a Mind Reader'

WATCH: Armed St. Louis Man Shreds CNN's Chris Cuomo for 'Being a Mind Reader'

Mark McCloskey, the St. Louis man who defended his property from Black Lives Matter protestors, on Tuesday slammed CNN's Chris Cuomo for making assumptions about his case.  Read more

Dave Portnoy, Jemele Hill ignite 'cancel culture' war over past remarks

Dave Portnoy, Jemele Hill ignite 'cancel culture' war over past remarks

#CancelJemele dominated social media as a result of the feud  Read more

20% of Democratic voters think Joe Biden has dementia — and he's still up by 9 points

20% of Democratic voters think Joe Biden has dementia — and he's still up by 9 points

A majority believes he should address the issue publicly  Read more

Prosecutor in Oklahoma Charges Three Rioters With Terrorism: 'This Is Not Seattle'

Prosecutor in Oklahoma Charges Three Rioters With Terrorism: 'This Is Not Seattle'

A prosecutor has filed terrorism charges against three individuals following violent riots in Oklahoma in late May. Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater said he's hopeful the tough approach will deter violence at future protests.  Read more