Shimon Prokupecz

Shimon Prokupecz

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Here’s the critical part of this: The counterintelligence probe hinges in part on whether a foreign influence operation was trying to take advantage of Giuliani's business ties in Ukraine and with wealthy foreigners to make inroads with the White House.

Some of the counterintelligence concerns were raised by a WH official — “Ms. Hill described her fears that Sondland represented a counterintelligence risk because his actions made him vulnerable to foreign governments who could exploit his inexperience.”

And the DOD - sent a letter today to House impeachment investigators in response to a subpoena for documents saying “the Department is unable to comply with your request for documents at this time.”

Today’s witness - Michael McKinley in his opening statement will focus on the reasons for his resignation, which was primarily his concern that the Department’s leadership was not supporting the career foreign service. @kylieatwood 

CNN teams spotted Kurt Volker arriving at Capitol Hill. He was not expected today.

So rich! This will hurt. Lev Parnas: “Because of my Ukrainian background and my contacts there, I became like Rudy’s assistant, his investigator,” he said. “I don’t do anything on my own. I don’t lobby people. I go get information...”


!!!! Mr. Bolton instructed Fiona Hill, the senior director for Russian and Eurasian affairs, to notify the chief lawyer for the National Security Council that Mr. Giuliani was working with Mick Mulvaney on a rogue operation with legal implications.

Details from what FBI found inside Epstein’s $77 Million Manhattan mansion: Extraordinary volume of photographs of nude underage girls Hundreds perhaps thousands of sexually suggestive photographs of fully or partially nude females. Safe containing compact disks with labels

Prosecutors just told the court that in the last 36 hours the office has been contacted by attorneys and people who said they were victims, none of whom the office has previously spoken with.

“I don’t care. I believe Putin” ANDREW MCCABE: Intelligence officials in the briefing responded that that was not consistent with any of the intelligence our government possesses to which the president replied, "I don't care. I believe Putin."

A source close to the WH: officials in the west wing were very worried there would not be enough people down on the mall for tonight. “Concern ran deep,” the source said. Source said they were praying for rain so they could have an excuse for any turnout issues. @Acosta 

!!!! State Department Deputy Assistant SecretaryGeorge Kent told lawmakers that he was told by a supervisor to lay low after he raised complaints about Rudy Giuliani’s efforts in Ukraine undermining US foreign policy, according to Rep. Gerry Connolly of the House Oversight.

US Attorney just now said Parnas and Fruman had one way international tickets.