The State Department was so freaked out Rudy Giuliani’s latest Ukraine adventure that they reached out to Ukranian government officials not to meet with Trump’s lawyer.
According to The Daily Beast:
Rudy Giuliani’s decision to travel to multiple European countries this week, during the height of an impeachment probe involving his client President Trump, was so startling to senior administration officials and national security brass that they began tracking his movements in an effort to get a read on his objectives abroad.
The concerns about Giuliani’s trip to Kiev were so pronounced that they reached officials close to President Volodymyr Zelensky, who were advised by Americans and politicians in Ukraine not to meet with Giuliani when he was in town, according to an individual familiar with those conversations.
People in the United States government are so concerned about what Rudy Giuliani is doing that the reached out to officials in Ukraine to warn them that Giuliani was coming to their country and that they should stay away from him.
These officials could have been trying to protect both the country and Donald Trump from his lawyer and his own worst impulses. Trump and Giuliani are either two of the most brazen political criminals in history, or they are too corrupt and stupid to get out of their own way.
Even the US government is trying to put roadblocks up to stop Trump and Giuliani from corrupting the 2020 election.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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