‘President Trump Knew Exactly What Was Going On,’ Says Ukraine Scandal Figure Lev Parnas To Rachel Maddow

Lev Parnas speaks to the press.

Lev Parnas, the indicted Rudy Giuliani associate at the heart of the scheme to pressure Ukraine into announcing an investigation into Democrat Joe Biden, gave an unexpected interview to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on Wednesday — the day after hundreds of documents and text messages provided by Parnas were released by the House Intelligence Committee. Many of those documents appeared to implicate Donald Trump in the Ukraine scheme, and in the interview, Parnas confirmed Trump’s direct involvement.

According to evidence and documents gathered by the House Intelligence Committee, as well as by journalists at the national security site Just Security, Trump refused to send nearly $400 million in congressionally-approved military aid to Ukraine unless that country’s government agreed to announce the investigation into Biden, as well as an investigation into a conspiracy theory apparently believed by Trump that claims Ukraine, not Russia, interfered in the 2016 presidential election.

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by – inquisitr.com