Giuliani, Trump’s Personal Lawyer, Interfered In Ukraine Election To Help Trump
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani met with Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko on Dec. 5, 2018, suggesting that Trump’s personal lawyer was more extensively involved in Ukraine policy than previously understood, according to Raw Story.
The Daily Beast reported, “In late 2018, as he was just starting to look for dirt on the origins of the FBI investigation into Russian election meddling, President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani held a meeting with a top Ukrainian politician many in the administration believed would be the country’s next president.”
Tymoshenko and Giuliani discussed security issues, which included the escalation of Russia’s war against Ukraine and the U.S.’s assistance to the country.
The meeting took place when Giuliani wanted to further his business and political interests in Ukraine despite his lack of an official role in the State Department.
According to the report, “Giuliani was also getting more involved in Ukrainian politics as well--specifically trying to unearth evidence that he believed existed that would show that actors in that country had facilitated the launch of the special counsel probe into Russian election meddling.”