Likely new head of the FBI Christopher ray has promised to investigate whether Ukraine intervened in the US presidential election.
On the eve of the White house said that the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington during the election campaign of 2016 helped US Democratic party, which ran for Hillary Clinton.
The statement of the administration of the American President became the first official accusation of Ukraine of interfering in the presidential election.
A few months ago the American edition of Politico came out with an article, which talks about the fact that Ukraine’s attempts to prevent the victory trump hurt her the most.
Корреспондент.net understand why Ukraine was under suspicion.
If anyone interfered, Ukraine
Monday, July 10, during a briefing with reporters press the White house Secretary Sarah Sanders stated that the representatives of the democratic party used the assistance of the Embassy of Ukraine during the election campaign while gathering information on Republicans.
“It makes sense to pay attention to the fact that the national Democratic Committee coordinated the collection of information about political opponents directly with the Ukrainian Embassy. This is not an accusation, it’s a measure they took in an official capacity,” she said.
So she answered the question about Sunday’s publication in the New York Times, which stated that Donald trump Jr. in June 2016 held in new York meeting with close to the Kremlin lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
According to the newspaper, Veselnitskaya wanted to give son of tramp the dirt on Clinton. The white house and the Kremlin denied all the reports about Russia’s attempts to influence the election.
“So, if you are looking for an example of coordination with another state or foreign source while campaigning, then pay attention to NDK who really coordinated the collection of information from the Ukrainian Embassy. And, as far as I know, no one else sees this as a big problem,” added the speaker.
The FBI is investigating the influence of Ukrainian
During the hearings in the us Senate’s approval of the new head of the FBI Senator respublikanets Lindsey Graham, who is one of the initiators of the investigation of RF interference, asked candidate Christopher ray to evaluate information in the media about the impact of Ukraine.
“A Politico investigation revealed that an American of Ukrainian descent, who advised Demarteau, met with the staff of the Embassy of Ukraine, with the purpose to expose the communication of the Sex of Manafort with Russia, according to sources familiar with the situation. You know about those charges?” asked Graham.
To which the candidate replied that he did not know about the article, noting that Ukraine should not interfere in the American elections.
“I’m happy to do it,” said ray, referring to the investigation of the relations of the democratic party with the Ukrainian Embassy.
What the Politico article
The publication writes that the Ukrainian government tried to prevent the Tramp, “publicly questioning his suitability for this position.”
“They also distributed documents indicating the involvement of a close Advisor to the tramp (Paul Manafort — ed.) to corruption, and talked about the investigation of this case, turning of the rods after the election. They helped the Clinton supporters to look for incriminating information on trump and his advisers, the investigation showed Politico”, — writes the edition.
The article States that “the Ukrainian-us official”, who worked as a consultant at the National democratic Committee, met with senior officials at the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington to expose the connection between trump and the head of his campaign Paul Manafort and Russia.
“Ukraine’s actions affected the race, prompting the resignation of Manafort and increasing rhetoric about what trump’s campaign was closely associated with the Eastern enemy of Ukraine and Russia”, — writes the edition.
It is noted that Ukrainian efforts have been “much less centralized or organized” than the alleged hacking hacking email members of the democratic party.
Politico claims that he contacted Alexandra Chalupa, which has created a network of sources in Kiev and Washington, including investigative journalists, government officials and employees of private intelligence.
In 2016, she told the democratic party that “it had a feeling that there is a connection trump with Russia.”
“Manafort is the political brain of Putin needed to manipulate American foreign policy and the elections”, — she said.
His concern she shared with the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly and one of his closest advisers Oxana solar during a meeting in March 2016 in the building of the Ukrainian Embassy.
It soon became known that Manafort was hired by the campaign Manager of trump and the Embassy started to operate with a Chalupa.
“The Embassy also worked directly with the journalists who wrote the investigation about trump, Manafort and Russia, guiding them in the right direction,” she said.
The Embassy and the Democrats deny
The statement of the Embassy of Ukraine to the USA is denied coordinating with the democratic party and action against trump.
“Chalupa, visited the Embassy, composed of the activists of the Ukrainian community with the aim to initiate a number of cultural activities on the subject of Ukraine. None of the employees of the Embassy did not commit steps line of said opposition research” — said the Embassy.
As CNN reports, the vehicle of members of the democratic party deny the cooperation with the Ukrainian government for getting dirt on trump.
However, the sources of television among Democrats say the Chalupa, he worked under contract for the Democratic national Committee and reported on the proposal of the Ukrainian officials to provide information about Manforte.