Well, Son of a B*tch’: Ukrainian Prosecutor Biden Demanded Be Fired Files Federal Complaint in Kiev
by Elizabeth Vaughn
We’ve all seen the clip at least a hundred times. Speaking at a Council on Foreign Relations event in January 2018, former Vice President Joe Biden boasted that he threatened to withhold $1 billion in U.S. aid to Ukraine unless then-President Petro Poroshenko fired the prosecutor who was investigating Ukrainian natural gas company Burisma Holdings in the next six hours.
“I said, ‘you’re not getting the billion’ … I looked at them and said, ‘I’m leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you’re not getting the money.’ Well, son of a b****, he got fired. And they put in place someone who was solid at the time.”
Well, Son of a B*tch’: Ukrainian Prosecutor Biden Demanded Be Fired...