Joe Biden is finally responding to the bombshell news that Lindsey Graham has officially opened a Senate inquiry into his Ukrainian dealings.
This is the problem with establishment politicians running for President – they have been around too long and have plenty of dirt to dig up.
It doesn’t matter if what Biden did was legal – that makes it worse because it is a brazen example of pay to play.
That is why people tend to vote for the outsider for president, the one who can run against the corrupt establishment.
And why it is a dangerous gamble for the Dems to treat Biden with kid gloves – if he wins the primary Trump will do him no such favors.
Joe Biden’s presidential campaign accused Sen. Lindsey Graham of having “forfeited his conscience” for requesting State Department records concerning the former vice president’s efforts to oust a corrupt Ukrainian prosecutor in 2016.
The broadside against Graham signaled a new phase of the Biden campaign’s counterattack against President Donald Trump — whose attempts to have Biden and his son investigated in Ukraine have led to his looming impeachment — by pointing out that congressional Republicans saw no scandal regarding the Bidens until it became a political issue for Trump.
“Trump is now counting on his Republican enablers in the Senate to bail him out,” Biden spokesman Andrew Bates told POLITICO. “Driven by fear of a mean tweet, they are falling in line, peddling the same disproven lies we’ve heard for months. Lindsey Graham has forfeited his conscience to escape a primary.”
Asked for comment, Graham’s Senate office said via email that “[Chairman] Adam Schiff and the Democrat-controlled House Intel Committee have made it clear they will not look into the issues surrounding Hunter Biden and Burisma. Senator Graham is requesting documents which could shed additional light on these outstanding issues”…
… “Republicans controlled both chambers of Congress for most of the last five years and said or did nothing to indicate they thought that this warranted attention,” Biden’s spokesman, Bates, said. “As recently as a few weeks ago, Lindsay Graham said that such an investigation would be a circus. What changed?”