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Questions continue to mount on Rudy Giuliani’s role in the Biden-Ukraine-probe. Fox News ” Kevin cork reports from Capitol Hill.
Rudy Giuliani said on Sunday, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo was aware of, to examine its efforts to pressure Ukraine’s government, former Vice-President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, a claim to support allegations of State Department involvement in the campaign.
On CBS News’ “Face The Nation,” Giuliani said he had acted “at the request of the State Department.”
“I have all the text messages to prove it,” Giuliani said. “And, I also have a “thank you” you are doing a good job.”
The foreign Ministry did not comment on Giuliani’s claims.
It came after the release last Thursday of a whistleblower suit in the middle of the impeachment investigation against President Trump.
The complaint, which claims the detailed a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian presidents Vladimir Zelensky, that Kurt Volker, former US envoy to the Ukraine, achieved Giuliani to “contain the damage” of his handling of the Ukraine.
Giuliani said Volker facilitated a meeting with Andriy Yermak, a top-Zelensky aide, in July. After this meeting, Giuliani said, he informed Volker and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, on his conversation with Yermak.
The State Department has confirmed that Volker helped secure a meeting between Giuliani and Yermak, but denied that Giuliani was “in the name of” Trump administration.
Volker resigned as special envoy for Ukraine after the allegations came to light. Democrats in Congress have said they will force to Volker, as part of the prosecution’s request.
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Giuliani said, “Face The Nation” that Pompeo ‘ s name was never brought up during these talks, but claimed that the Secretary was aware of its reach to the Ukraine.
“[W]hen I spoke with the Secretary last week, I said, ” Are you aware?’ and he said, ‘Yes, I know about this,” Giuliani said.
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Giuliani has also been suggested that the State is trying to the Department will have the run-down Volker effort to play within his reach.
“The State Department is, she runs away from me,” he said.