Ukrainian prosecutor offered Giuliani associate a quid pro quo: Biden dirt for firing U.S. ambassador

It appears there’s another documented quid pro quo tied to President Trump’s efforts to procure from Ukraine some sort of damaging information about potential 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden — or at least make it appear such evidence might exist. In a cache of documents released late Tuesday by House impeachment investigators, Ukraine’s top prosecutor offered to hand Biden-linked information over to Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani if Trump pushed out U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch.The documents are from Lev Parnas, a Russian-speaking Giuliani associate who helped Giuliani’s Biden dirt-digging efforts in Ukraine. In handwritten notes on Ritz Carlton Vienna stationary, Parnas mentioned getting Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky “to annouce [sic] that the Biden case will be investigated,” and it appears Yuri Lutsenko, the prosecutor general at the time, was ready to play ball.”Lutsenko wanted to get rid of Yovanovitch,” The Washington Post explains, “in part because she had been critical

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