Giuliani Says He Has Evidence Impeachment is a 'Cover-Up' of Democrat Corruption
'Joe Biden involved in multi-million dollar scheme along with other Democrats'
President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani says he has evidence proving that the Democrats' impeachment inquiry is a "cover-up" of Obama-era Democratic corruption.
Speaking to Laura Ingraham on Fox News's "The Ingraham Angle," Giuliani said Monday that he played a key role in forcing ex-U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch from her post earlier this year.
The former New York City mayor says he helped forced out Obama-appointed Yovanovitch because she was corrupt.
Giuliani says Yovanovitch was also obstructing the investigation into Ukraine and the Bidens.
In a recent interview published in the New Yorker, Giuliani raised eyebrows recently when he was quoted saying that he needed her "out of the way" due to her obstruction efforts.
He told Ingraham that he needed her out of the way because she was corrupt.
Giuliani said he was not the first person to go to the president with concerns about the diplomat.
Yovanovitch, 60, a career diplomat and daughter of immigrants who fled the former Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, claimed that she was ousted from her role due to a smear campaign by Trump allies.
Dem’s impeachment for innocent conduct is intended to obstruct the below investigations of Obama-era corruption:— Rudy Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) December 15, 2019
- Billions of laundered $
- Billions, mostly US $, widely misused
- DNC collusion w/ Ukraine to destroy candidate Trump
Much more to come.
Trump's tweets about her were shown during her testimony in front of Congress and she called them "very intimidating."
Yovanovitch “clearly is somebody who’s been a public servant to the United States for decades and I don’t think the president should have done that,” said Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) at the time.
Giuliani said others voiced their concerns about the diplomat, including [former Texas Republican U.S. Congressman] Pete Sessions, and a number of congressmen.
He added that he interviewed several individuals who claimed Yovanovitch was "holding up" their U.S. visas "in order to obstruct the investigation of collusion in the Ukraine and specifically to obstruct the Biden investigation."
The American people have already made up their mind on this #ImpeachmentScam— Rudy Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) December 13, 2019
This is a SMOKESCREEN for the Obama-Biden administration’s corruption. It will soon be proven.
"It is a cover-up, a cover-up," Giuliani claimed.
Yovanovitch and others have described Giuliani as leading what one called an "irregular channel" outside the diplomatic mainstream of U.S.-Ukraine relations.
Ingraham asked the former mayor why Trump didn't go to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about concerns with Yovanovitch.
"I have that testimony under oath," Giuliani replied.
"I gave it to the State Department. They never investigated a single witness," he added.
"When they say that she is innocent, it is innocent-without-investigation."
Regarding the Bidens, Giuliani has claimed that former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter should be investigated -- relating to the younger Biden's position on the board of a Ukrainian energy firm while his father was serving in the Obama administration.
Giuliani further told Ingraham that Trump was simply asking new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky -- in a July phone call -- to investigate crimes at the "highest levels" of both Kiev and Washington.
"So, he is being impeached for doing the right thing as president of the United States," he said.