Giuliani Meets Ukrainian Prosecutors at Center of Impeachment Inquiry to Film TV Series

U.S. President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani is seen during a visit at the Hadassah Medical Center, June 7, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters)

President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani is in Europe this week to meet with Ukrainian prosecutors at the center of the impeachment inquiry against the President, in order to produce a television show about the impeachment process, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

House Democrats launched the impeachment inquiry due to suspicions Trump withheld military aid to Ukraine to pressure the country to investigate corruption allegations against Joe Biden. Giuliani gathered information on the allegations from Ukrainian contacts throughout the first half of 2019.

Giuliani met with former Ukrainian prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko in Budapest on Tuesday, and is scheduled to meet with former prosecutor general Victor Shokin, to film a series on impeachment for right-wing outlet One America News (OAN). Giuliani is filming the series even as the impeachment inquiry has focused national attention on his contacts with Ukraine.

During his tenure, Shokin’s office had opened a corruption investigation into Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian natural gas company on whose board sat Hunter Biden, the former vice president’s son. In 2016 Joe Biden threatened to withhold U.S. aid to Ukraine

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