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FBI informant got false dirt on Bidens from Russia intel: prosecutors

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What an utter and complete clown show...though there's not much funny about the Repubs weaponization of our government...

First, they say they have an "unimpeachable" witness or will clearly outline Biden's corruption....he turns out to be a representative of Communist China....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/gop-house-informant-indicted-allegations-was-agent-china-rcna93633

Now, as seen on this article, their next "bombshell" witness is indicted for being a Russian operative...

Notice a trend here?

Stop this insipid nonsense, get back to work and pass a Ukraine/Israel/Taiwan/Border Security bill and a bill to fund the government and prevent s shutdown...

Start working for the American people instead of Putin and Xi...

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The document says this refers to a criminal investigation being conducted by the then-Ukrainian prosecutor general into Burisma.

This article refers to Viktor Shokin, who Biden famously had fired by threatening to withhold US aid unless a corruption probe into him/Hunter was dropped:

"I'm leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you're not getting the money." Well, son of a b.... He got fired.'"

Biden said this on camera and even confirmed it in an interview with NPR saying that it "looked bad".

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"I'm leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you're not getting the money." Well, son of a b.... He got fired.'"

Biden said this on camera and even confirmed it in an interview with NPR saying that it "looked bad".

There's never a need to interrogate Biden. All you need to do is allow loud-mouthed buffoons like him to talk freely and eventually they tell all.

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Imagine that. I am shocked.

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Yes, of course, a US/ Israeli but with a Russian name makes it up to an informant of FBI and even headlines into global news. Are they all still mentally ok out there? Leave us normal healthy people and readers alone with such grotesque clowns in your infantile politics circus.

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This certainly gives us even more evidence that the Repubs have a "thing" for criminals...

One main witness in Biden's sham impeachment is indicted for being an agent of China....

The other main witness is indicted for lying under oath with links to Russian intelligence...

And their soon to be anointed Presidential candidate has been indicted four times facing 91 charges...

And I can remember when the Repubs said they were the "law and order" party...

Well, at least they can still say they are the party of family values - crime family...

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https://www.justice.gov/sco-weiss/pr/grand-jury-returns-indictment-charging-fbi-confidential-human-source-felony-false

Link for PDF of the indictment is at the bottom (37 pages).

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Traitor Trump hamstrung by Russian kompromat and in cahoots with the venal GOP opened the gates of US democracy to the Kremlin's Trojan Horse. Off to Guantanamo with them all while the people clean out the filth in Washington they left in their wake!

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The indictment refers to:

*Businessperson 1**, the son of Public Official 1, in 2020, (who) became a candidate for President of the United States of America.*

Clearly this is Hunter and Joe.

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How do we know it’s “false” dirt?

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There's never a need to interrogate Biden. All you need to do is allow loud-mouthed buffoons like him to talk freely and eventually they tell all.

Trump the loudmouth buffoon is always running his mouth even on things that haven't been fact checked. You should know that by now

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How do we know it’s “false” dirt?

LOL!

Of particular note is a story Smirnov allegedly told the FBI in September 2023, alleging that Hunter Biden was recorded making phone calls in a Kyiv hotel that is “wired” and “under the control of the Russians.” Federal agents said they knew Smirnov’s story was false because Hunter Biden has “never travelled to Ukraine.”

Indicted ex-FBI informant told investigators he got Hunter Biden dirt from Russian intelligence officials

https://www.yahoo.com/news/indicted-ex-fbi-informant-told-225950527.html

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Surprised?

No, not at all.

False information and lies are the only thing Republicans excel at, that and their lap dance diplomacy for Putin.

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Good thing they never went ahead with that public testimony! lol

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UChosePoorlyToday  03:52 pm JST

The issue was refusing to provide a deposition, remember (it was him insisting on public hearings). Hunter agreed to provide a closed-door deposition to the House Oversight Committee on February 28 to avoid contempt of congress charges.

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This indictment stinks. It completely whitewashes the Biden's business dealings in Ukraine and the $11 million in cash Hunter got paid from Burisma while dad was Veep. Instead, it shoots the messenger. And this is the same special counsel who gave Hunter his "sweetheart deal".

Just as importantly, the democrats love to say the Weiss appointment (as US Attorney for the District Delaware) was a "Trump appointment", which technically it was. But this is another smooth lie that ignores the fact that Weiss was picked by the two Democrat Senators from Delaware under the ‘Blue Slip' convention.

The “blue slip” process allows senators to indicate their support for or opposition to judicial nominees in their home state and have influence on the selection.

He definitely shouldn't have been appointed Special Counsel: that's for sure. This is a snow job.

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MAGAs are officially Useful Idiots in addition to being led by a Useful Idiot.

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JJEToday 02:58 pm JST

"I'm leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you're not getting the money." Well, son of a b.... He got fired.'"

Biden said this on camera and even confirmed it in an interview with NPR saying that it "looked bad".

It's called doing his duty as a representative of the then Obama administration. MAGAs will assume Biden was conducting bribery in the open.

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JJEToday 04:16 pm JST

This indictment stinks. It completely whitewashes the Biden's business dealings in Ukraine and the $11 million in cash Hunter got paid from Burisma while dad was Veep. Instead, it shoots the messenger. And this is the same special counsel who gave Hunter his "sweetheart deal".

And then raked Hunter over the coals and called Biden a senile old geezer. Complete the story.

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What’s marjorie going to do now?

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TaiwanIsNotChinaToday  04:29 pm JST

Hunter has some lame tax charges that won't amount to a hill of beans and the gun violation has been swept under the rug by David Weiss, and now this Ukraine corruption whitewash too. Snow job.

The guy who referred to Biden as a "sympathetic, well-meaning elderly man with a poor memory" was Special Counsel Robert K. Hur in the Joe-secret-document probe, released a few weeks. So, what you said is factually wrong.

Just to be clear, these are two different people, not to mention cases/issues.

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How do we know it’s “false” dirt?

because he admitted to it in FBI questioning, now hes been indicted.

for a year the GOP have been running this ruse of an investigation into Biden, both of their informants have now been indicted for various crimes and lies. The GOP have got NOTHING lol

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This indictment stinks. It completely whitewashes the Biden's business dealings in Ukraine and the $11 million in cash Hunter got paid from Burisma while dad was Veep

only to maga, GOP based their whole investigation on the informants testimony, its all collapsed in spectacular maga fashion . LOL

Mr Comer , Ill have one on your NOTHING burgers lol

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David Weiss has not raked Hunter over any coals by any measure, considering the sweetheart deals, dropped gun violations, lame outstanding tax charges and now the Burisma cover up. Nor did he refer to Joe as a "senile old geezer" or anything similar in this investigation. That was another Special Counsel on a completely different matter.

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and now the Burisma cover up

Dig deep! You might get a Pulitzer! lol

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JJEToday 04:48 pm JST

David Weiss has not raked Hunter over any coals by any measure, considering the sweetheart deals, dropped gun violations, lame outstanding tax charges and now the Burisma cover up.

He absolutely raked Hunter over the coals over nonsense. Hunter is the only human being in the United States that MAGAs don't want buying a firearm. A grand jury doesn't mean it wasn't Weiss's work.

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How do we know it’s “false” dirt?

Lol, what a debacle. Doesn't all of this count as one of your MASSIVE daily "bombshells"?

You've been made to look a bit of a fool again, haven't you?

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Get this Smirnov the indicted informant the GOP were pinning their hopes on is now been linked to Russian intelligence officials, you cant make this up. This infornation is readily available on FBI website

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Indicted ex-FBI informant told investigators he got Hunter Biden dirt from Russian intelligence officials

Don’t see anywhere he said it was “false”. Just said who he got it from, which would be fine if it was “trump dirt”

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You've been made to look a bit of a fool again, haven't you?

not at all. Indicted does not mean proven and definitely isn’t convicted.

”alleged false” dirt.

I remember when hunters laptop was Russian fake dirt too, don’t you? How’s that turn out? Oh, it was REAL? Hmmm

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Don’t see anywhere he said it was “false”. Just said who he got it from, which would be fine if it was “trump dirt

Oh so were believing what Russian intelligence is feeding people nowdays lol

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It’s not really even “dirt”- it’s information.

biden loving media spin to call it “dirt” to try to pre-prejudice people into thinking the information is tainted or shady or something.

Prove it.

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Hunter Biden 'informant' admits Russian intel ties, DOJ says

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIG13HZ1idY

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All these links that lead back to Russia and China, one wonders if the Repubs are just so stupid and blinded that they are easily manipulated and played by both those intelligence services, or is it much worse than that - are they actively colluding with them...

My own take is it's probably both...

I guess we'll hear about the Repub "bombshell" witness that's an agent for Iran and Hamas tomorrow...

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Oh so were believing what Russian intelligence is feeding people nowdays lol

pee pee tape much?

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Putin endorsed Biden for president. Plus his intelligence service has been busy whacking a defector in Spain and other matters.

The FBI have said publicly that he has longstanding and extensive contacts with Russian spies, including individuals he said were high-level intelligence officers or command Russian assassins abroad.

This guy looks like an unlikely candidate for an SVR agent. And this is likely as Russian as Hunter's laptop.

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JJEToday 05:57 pm JST

Putin endorsed Biden for president.

And we know that you are going to run with that line as far as you can, but even Americans aren't that dumb.

Plus his intelligence service has been busy whacking a defector in Spain and other matters.

Putin's intelligence services, yes.

This guy looks like an unlikely candidate for an SVR agent. And this is likely as Russian as Hunter's laptop.

So both Russian. Got it.

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Another give away clue that something is rotten with what the federal authorities are saying is, consider this - if he is indeed a Russian asset Moscow will want him back in a trade.

But they won't because he isn't. Watch!

This guy is the patsy to whitewash the Biden-Burisma scandal and take the fall for being a 'Russian spy', and the media and Joe supporters will play along.

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*This indictment stinks. It completely whitewashes the Biden's business dealings in Ukraine and the $11 million in cash Hunter got paid from Burisma while dad was Veep. Instead, it shoots the messenger. And this is the same special counsel who gave Hunter his "sweetheart deal".*

why do you care so much, JJE? Don’t you have a Navalny unfortunately ate too much salt and had a heart attack presser to be writing?

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JJE, your Prez “endorsed” Biden. You’re supposed to be convincing us he meant it.

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Don’t see anywhere he said it was “false”. Just said who he got it from, which would be fine if it was “trump dirt”

The entire Republican case is built around this nonsense.

Trump doesn't conceal his dirt - he tries to overthrow elections based on entirely false claims of election interferance. Trump is fake - everything, especially the words that come out of his mouth.

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This just shows Republicans have become Putin's agent. If I were a US citizen (fortunately, I'm not....), I would call those Republicans who enthusiastically pushed for impeachment "Treasonists".

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