John Solomon: Ex-ambassador Yovanovitch blocked Ukraine investigation before being ousted by Trump


Hmm… A U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine blocks corruption data on the Sleepy-Creepy Joe & Son criminal enterprise – she gets fired and the Dems are angry at Swamp Draining President Trump for removing fishy now-former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. I guess a new way to spell real corruption is D-E-M P-A-R-T-Y.

 

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John Solomon: Ex-ambassador Yovanovitch blocked Ukraine investigation before being ousted by Trump

 

By TheBlaze

October 11, 2019 5:55 PM

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Marie Yovanovitch

 

On Friday’s radio program, award-winning investigative journalist John Solomon joined Glenn Beck to detail how Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, obstructed investigations into potential corruption and interference by Democratic and Ukrainian officials in the 2016 U.S. election.

 

The Trump administration recalled Yovanovitch from her post in May. The whistleblower complaint at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump alleged that Yovanovitch was recalled because of claims made by former Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko.

 

A White House memo of the July 25 phone call referenced in the whistleblower complaint, documents President Trump speaking to Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky about Yovanovitch. “The former ambassador from the United States, the woman, was bad news and the people she was dealing with in the Ukraine were bad news, so I just want to let you know that,” he said.

 

During a House deposition on Friday, Yovanovitch told congressional investigators, “there had been a concerted campaign against me, and that the Department had been under pressure from the President to remove me since the Summer of 2018.”

 

In this clip, Solomon breaks down the timeline. Starting last year, several Ukraine officials working under Prosecutor General Lutsenko raised alarms concerning Yovanovitch’s conduct, saying not only was she meddling in Ukraine domestic affairs, trying to control who the government there could and couldn’t prosecute, but that former Vice President Joe Biden was also up to something fishy concerning his son, Hunter, and Ukrainian gas company Burisma. But when they tried to bring it to the attention of American politicians, Yovanovitch blocked their visa applications from ever going further than her desk.

 

“There were three waves of concern expressed by Ukrainian authorities including the prosecutors and other officials. In May of 2018, then-House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, Republican from Texas and one of the most powerful chairmen in all of Congress at the time, he made a trip over to the Ukraine. He came back and wrote a letter to the brand-new Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, and he said, ‘I have heard some deeply troubling reports from both Ukrainians and Americans, that our ambassador is bad-mouthing President Trump, and I think you should recall her.’ That was the first time that Ukrainians on the ground raised concerns that they saw the ambassador engaged in inappropriate behavior, interfering investigations, that sort of stuff,” Solomon explained.

 

“A few months passed and nothing happened. So the Ukrainian prosecutors under Lutsenko … hired an American lawyer. This is in the October-November time frame of 2018,” he continued. “They hired a former U.S. attorney here in the United States and they gave him a packet of information of things that they felt were wrong. One, that the ambassador was interfering in the Ukrainian internal affairs, like telling who he could prosecute and not prosecute. Two, that Joe Biden had fired a prosecutor, who was investigating his son’s company, Burisma. And, three, there is some significant evidence and there is about to be a court ruling in Ukraine … that Ukraine inappropriately interfered in the U.S. election in 2016.”

 

Solomon pointed out that the Ukrainian prosecutors “tried on their own to get visas to come to the United States,” but that the U.S. Embassy would not process the request. “They were just sitting there unprocessed. They wouldn’t reject them, they wouldn’t approve him. So they were in limbo,” he said.

 

“The third wave is when, eventually, Lutsenko … reaches out to me and agrees to do an interview,” Solomon added. “He says, on the record, what had happened, confirming what Pete Sessions said, confirming what the prosecutors had done in the fall, and legitimately raising concerns…. When we have a diplomat on our soil in Ukraine, their job is not to tell us what to do in our internal affairs, it’s to deal with American policy. It’s not to tell us who we can and can’t prosecute on our own soil. So three waves over a year … and all before Rudy Giuliani got on the ground in Ukraine.”

 

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John Solomon breaks down the timeline: starting last year, several Ukraine officials working under former Prosecutor General Lutsenko raised alarms concerning the conduct of US Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. They say not only was she meddling in Ukraine domestic affairs, trying to control who the government there could and couldn’t prosecute, but that Joe Biden was also up to something fishy concerning his son, Hunter, and Burisma. They tried to bring it to the attention of American politicians, but could never get the visas they needed to travel to America. Why? You guessed it…Yovanovitch blocked their visa applications from ever going further than her desk. And this all happened BEFORE Giuliani ever touched ground there.

 

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Palin Endorses Pierson for Texas District 32


Katrina Pierson endorsed by Sarah Palin

John R. Houk

© February 25, 2014

 

I am a supporter of Sarah Palin. Because of my support my interest is always piqued when she endorses someone. I wish Palin would run for public office but as time slips on by that is becoming more and more unlikely. With the beginning of endorsements for the 2014 election cycle it increases my reasoning that Palin will announce any kind of candidacy for the time being.

 

It has come to my attention Sarah Palin has endorsed Katrina Pierson Republican Tea Party candidate to run against in the tank for Obamacare and the Obama agenda incumbent Republican Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas 32nd District for the House of Representatives.

 

The Lame Stream Media and the Republican Establishment must be worried because are in character assassination mode toward Tea Party activist Pierson. An article in the Texas Observer relating a Slate article that brought out some data showing Pierson was receiving unemployment funds while she was consulting for Senator Ted Cruz’s campaign.

 

The picture painted is that Katrina Pierson must be a Tea Party hypocrite for taking government money for being (what?) unemployed. Now who has been in our nation’s Executive Office for nearly 6 years with little to no improvement in the U.S. economy or unemployment stats for better or worse depending on the scrubbed numbers provided by the White House?

 

The picture also painted is Pierson may have done something illegal while receiving unemployment benefits while consulting for Senator Ted Cruz. Since the Texas Observer article does not mention if Pierson received compensation from the Cruz campaign I am guessing there was nothing illegal there. Even if there was consulting beneficiary for Pierson I suspect it would have to substantial enough to be considered employment rather than doing odd jobs while waiting for a job compensatory to her former employment. After the article talked about her activism as a Tea Party advocate and being a spokesperson against U.N. Agenda 21 as if that is a crazy nut thing to do as Leftists would have you believe. Since only crazy people would be against the U.N. stepping on U.S. sovereignty telling Americans and making rules for Americans to manage their own land whether for agriculture or some kind of natural resource usage.

 

It’s hard not to think that more than a few of Pierson’s fellow conservatives might be bothered by the prospect that their tax dollars were subsidizing her full-time activism—they would certainly be furious if a Battleground Texas organizer did the same. I wouldn’t argue that the jobless should cease their political activity, but Pierson’s supporters might. Sessions, for his part, called a potential federal extension of unemployment benefits “immoral” just last week.

 

Pierson’s primary challenge to Sessions has been pretty much the only credible tea party primary challenge to an incumbent representative this cycle, so her failure to launch has really been something. Pierson has seemed to flounder, despite her ties to Ted Cruz’s 2012 campaign (and the endorsement of both Cruz’s father, Rafael, and Sarah Palin,) and her high profile in the activist community. She hasn’t been able to draw on the resources that might help make her candidacy viable—Sessions had accumulated over 20 times Pierson’s campaign cash at the end of January.

 

Sessions is conservative, make no mistake about it. But in his nearly two decades in Washington, he’s accumulated a thick layer of grime. He was an associate of both Jack Abramoff and Allen Stanford. In a comic example of congressional excess, Sessions once earmarked $1.6 million dollars for “dirigible research” by an Illinois company that employed a former aide as a lobbyist. (The company had no previous experience with dirigibles.) (The Katrina Pierson Bubble Bursts; By Christopher Hooks; Texas Observer; 2/24/14 at 9:35 CST)

 

In one breath the article author Hooks tells us to “make no mistake” that Sessions is a Conservative but has had money scandals with Jack Abramoff, Allen Stanford and sending $1.6 million bucks to an Illinois dirigible company that employed a former Sessions aid. Hooks also fails to mention that Sessions’ Conservative bona fides is questionable with the Congressman’s support of Obamacare. Pete Sessions is only Conservative enough to try to look good to his 32nd District voters. When it comes to the issues that it is time to put his so-called Conservative foot down Sessions tows the Republican Establishment line.

 

I am looking at Katrina Pierson’s candidacy because of a Conservative Campaign Committee (CCC) email promoting her with publicizing Sarah Palin’s endorsement. I am cross posting the email below because it has quoted Palin on the endorsement. You should know that this email was sent on 2/23/14. I am telling you this because there is a time sensitive request for funding a pro-Pierson TV ad that provides a deadline for the 24th. Of course that deadline has passed as of this post but I am sure the CCC would still accept targeted donations for Katrina Pierson. I probably should ad that the CCC is a Tea Party organization that probably is not directly affiliated with the Pierson campaign.

 

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FANTASTIC:  Sarah Palin Makes Powerful Endorsement

 

Sent by Conservative Campaign Committee

Sent: 2/23/2014 7:48 PM

 

There was big news for conservatives this week:  Governor Sarah Palin made her 1st endorsement of the 2014 election cycle, and she chose to endorse Conservative Republican Katrina Pierson for Congress!

 

Here’s what Gov. Palin had to say in her endorsement of Pierson:

 

“Katrina Pierson is an emerging leader and important voice for the future of the grassroots conservative movement.  Her life’s story is full of hardship she has fought to overcome, which taught her firsthand the importance of self-reliance, hard work, and the blessings of liberty.

 

A feisty fighter for freedom, Katrina is taking on a powerful incumbent who has so lost touch with the people of his district that he’s not even bothering to spend much time in Texas anymore. It’s not only his district he’s lost touch with, but also the issues important to the voters there. He used his powerful position to oppose the movement to defund Obamacare, has voted to raise the debt ceiling, and has been an advocate for the NSA intrusion into our freedoms.

 

When asked about Katrina’s primary challenge, he said, “these things happen.” Yes, they do. We all know what happens when we come together to support a good candidate like Katrina – the permanent political class loses and We the People win! We win by electing a fighter we can depend on like Katrina Pierson.

 

Ted Cruz calls Katrina “an utterly fearless principled conservative.” He should know. Katrina was among the conservative grassroots warriors in Texas who worked tirelessly to elect Senator Cruz.”

 

The election takes place less than 2 weeks from now, so time is of the essence. 

We are now preparing our first TV ad buy in support of Katrina Pierson, and we must raise $7,315 by tomorrow in order to pay for this ad buy.  You can help us reach this goal by making a contribution – HERE.

 

We need 67 people to contribute $100 or more by tomorrow morning if we are going to reach our goal.  To contribute $100 or more online – CLICK HERE.

 

Katrina Pierson served on the steering committee of the Dallas Tea Party for 5 years, is founder of the Garland Tea Party, and was a member of the Tea Party Caucus Advisory Committee.  She has been fighting in the trenches for conservative causes for years!

 

What is perhaps most inspiring about Katrina Pierson’s life story is the passion and determination she has shown in making her life a success story.  You see, Katrina grew up on welfare to a teenage mother.  Instead of falling into a life of government-dependency, Katrina was determined to make something of her life and applied hard work and determination to pursue the American Dream.

 

Pierson has been an advocate for conservative policies and challenged the establishment of both the Republican and Democrat parties.  You’ve no doubt seen her on Fox News Channel fighting for the conservative movement.  Here is a screen grab of her during one such appearance on Fox News with Neil Cavuto:

 

Cavuto-Pierson Fox News Screen Capture

Cavuto-Pierson Fox News Screen Capture

 

That’s why Katrina Pierson has been endorsed by Governor Sarah Palin, the Tea Party Express, FreedomWorks, the Conservative Campaign Committee, the Republican Liberty Caucus, the American Gun Rights organization, the conservative SHE-PAC organization (sic), Michelle Malkin, Rafael Cruz (Ted Cruz’s father), Joe The Plumber and conservatives across the nation.

 

Ted Cruz has heaped praise on Pierson, calling her:  “An utterly fearless principled conservative” and Cruz praised Pierson with good reason.  You see, Katrina Pierson was one of the leading campaigners for Ted Cruz, helping him to get elected to the U.S. Senate:

 

Katrina Pierson Campaigned for Ted Cruz photo

Katrina Pierson Campained for Ted Cruz

 

It’s not just that Katrina Pierson is so great, but her opponent – incumbent Congressman Pete Sessions – needs to be ousted from Congress.   Sessions bad-mouthed the effort to defund and repeal ObamaCare, with Sessions saying “we do not want to stop it.”

 

But guess what Pete Sessions has stopped?  He’s blocked the Select Committee to investigate the Benghazi terrorist scandal including the lies and deceptions being promulgated by the Obama administration.

 

This key Midterm Election takes place March 4th – less than one month away, so we must get to work right now to win this campaign for Conservative Republican Katrina Pierson.

 

You can support our independent expenditure campaign supporting Katrina Pierson by making a contribution online – HERE.

 

You can contribute as little as $5 up to the maximum allowed contribution of $5,000.  To kick off our campaign we need 200 people to make a contribution of $100 or more within the next 24 hours.  If you can afford to make a contribution of $100 or more – PLEASE CLICK HERE.

 

You can also mail in a contribution to our headquarters here:

 

Conservative Campaign Committee

ATTN: Katrina Pierson for Congress

P.O. Box 1585

Sacramento, CA 95812

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Palin Endorses Pierson for Texas District 32

John R. Houk

© February 25, 2014

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FANTASTIC:  Sarah Palin Makes Powerful Endorsement

 

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