Skip to comments.MPs demand Zelensky, Trump investigate suspicion of U.S.-Ukraine corruption involving $7.4 bln
Posted on 11/20/2019 8:16:10 AM PST by COUNTrecount
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I would hope that President Trump has the media in the Oval when he tells Ken Starr, Mittens, and the other RINOS to go do something physically impossible. This will blow up everything..I hope!
There will be a time when they can no longer ignore it.
Otherwise, support will no longer be bipartisan./not sarc
I will state it again, Trump is ruining the illegal money kickbacks from the Ukraine. We send them billions and they give the Democrats back millions.
Bingo. The Ukraine is a country size version of a money laundering operation for the Democrats, much like Planned Parenthood is the corporate size version.!in both cases, taxpayer dollars go in and contributions to the Democrats flow out along with a few well placed bribes along the way for the connected elites.
Looks like someone got caught with their hand in the cookie jar.
One has to wonder if the Prosecutor General's Office was watching for such activity. Like a mouse trap waiting to be sprung.
Franklin years ago also plead guilty to taking after hour late trades for foreign market manipulation for the benefit of some prime customers. They were fined a significant sum of money. Several firms were involved.
Interesting development here...
More respected than OUR eneMedia, this article also appeared in Russia’s TASS....nothing from our “respected journalists”.
The media is getting paid well not to cover it. A problem is that few people have realized the scale of the thievery that’s been occurring under our noses for decades: funneling drug money, foreign aid funds, etc. back into the pockets of the thieves. This creates a giant web of patronage where nobody wants to rock the boat.Except POTUS.
World20 Nov, 07:28
Joe Bidens son and his partners received $16.5 million from Burisma Ukrainian MP
According to the politician, Hunter Biden was paid by laundered money for his services for Ukraine’s Burisma Holdings energy company
All roads lead to Ukraine. Democrat party’s offshore hideout.
That’s my understanding. We’ll see what comes of this.
I think you are right hes got Sondlands knife in his back now. he better go on offense or l am no longer sure he survives. But then I admit its not the first time I thought he was in real trouble.
You are right. I wouldn’t be surprised if Ukraine declared the dim party here in the US a terrorist organization.
Twitter just suspended BNL news for posting about this story.
Here is a copy of the tweet that got the account suspended.
i'm half-blooded ukainian ... my dad's parents came over in the 19teens. i remember as a little kid (back in the 50's) being looked at like i was from outer space whenever i admitted to being half ukrainian. not so much any more.
You forgot the /s
Ukraine is the tip of the iceberg.
State Dept. misplaced $6B under Hillary Clinton: IG report
It is possible that some of your past family helped the United States to win WW2. Many people are unfamiliar with the Ukraine because it rarely comes up for discussion.
Back in the 50’s there was a certain level of competition going on between America and Russia for exploration of Outer Space. I’m sure you’ve heard of the Sputnik Satellite from 1958.
Maybe this ‘Us Against Them” mentality was generalized to include the Ukraine. We were just then stepping deep into the Cold War way of thinking. I’m glad that’s over. I’ve met a few Ukrainians in the Bay Area. Good workers. Good capitalists.
Templeton’s Hasenstab Winds Down $7 Billion Ukraine Bond Bet
By Natasha Doff and Marton Eder April 21, 2017
Ukraine sovereign debt drops to 3% of total portfolio from 5%. Franklin Templeton became Ukraines biggest bondholder in 2013. Franklin Templeton bond chief Michael Hasenstab is pulling back from one of his most contrarian bets of the past decade.
Holdings in Ukrainian sovereign debt in the flagship $40 billion Templeton Global Bond Fund he manages have dropped by half in the past year to about $1.2 billion, or 3 percent of the total portfolio, according to filings posted on the fund managers website. Most of the reduction was in Ukraines shortest-dated bonds, maturing before the end of 2021, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
In the second [report], sent to the Washington Post on July 12,  Hasssenstab wrote, that the Ad-hoc Committee of Bondholders to the Ukraine has invested in the country for more than 10 years, under successive governments, to help fund essential public services and infrastructure, and we well understand its challenges.
We believe Ukraines financial troubles can be resolved for all parties without creditors immediately writing down the value of their bonds, Hassenstab wrote.
Hasenstab is taking what, from his perspective and that of many finance professionals, is a reasonable position. He wants the money Ukraine promised to pay back. And hes given countries like Ireland, Poland, and Hungary, all close to financial ruin, a much-needed financial shot-in-the-arm that helped stabilize their economies.
Hes a brilliant guy, said Alex Petrovic, a financial planner in Kansas City, Mo., who has his clients money in Franklin Templeton funds. He has a long history of making good bets, and this long history is excellent. We have confidence in him.
Ukraine insists Hasenstab and its other creditors have to recognize Kiev is not in a position to pay its debts.
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