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Giuliani’s Big Biden Scoop Looks Like A Kremlin Frameup

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

On Wednesday morning, the New York Post broke the genuinely unbelievable story about a soggy laptop with a hard drive that contains emails suggesting that Joe Biden had a previously unreported meeting with a Ukrainian businessman … and video of Hunter Biden having a crack-laced party with a sex worker. Because, sure, if you're going to have illegal drugs while engaging in illegal sex, you have to be sure to film it, right after the email that's a threat to your father.

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Treasury Sanctions ‘Active Russian Agent’ Behind Giuliani Smears Of Biden

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions Thursday on a pro-Russian Ukrainian lawmaker the agency said had been serving as "an active Russian agent for over a decade."

The lawmaker, Andrii Derkach, is the son of a former KGB officer and also happens to be a key source of disinformation for top allies of Donald Trump who have been actively working to smear Joe Biden with baseless claims of corruption. Chief among those allies are Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin.

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