The DNC-run network CNN and its CEO Jeff Zucker may need to retool themselves after yesterday’s airing of a Don Lemon interview of former Vice President Joe Biden. The former senator from Delaware was on the set, explaining some of his personal experiences while on the road for the campaign when the host asked him, point-blank, about Lindsey Graham recently calling for the launching of an investigation into the goings-on of both Biden and his son, Hunter, regarding the growing questions about their involvement in the corrupt Ukrainian energy company known as Burisma Holdings.
The 2020 Democratic candidate hesitantly began his answer, but suddenly seemed to become deadly serious as he stared directly at the host and said something that appeared to be a threat toward the Republican senator.
Former Vice President Joe Biden lashed out at Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for launching an investigation into whether Biden abused his office when he had Ukraine’s top prosecutor fired while he was looking into Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian gas company paying Hunter Biden to sit on its board.
“Lindsey is about to go down in a way that I think he’s going to regret his whole life,” Biden told CNN host Don Lemon in a Friday interview in South Carolina.
During this strange answer, it appeared that Biden realized midway through his response that it may have sounded a bit too much like a threat toward his former senatorial colleague and added quickly, “I say Lindsey, I just — I’m just embarrassed by what you’re doing…for you. I mean, my Lord.”
Biden also complained that the senator was under the “thumb of Donald Trump” and that he understood that any move by Graham to buck the will of the president was liable to make Trump angry, but it didn’t stop Biden from issuing the threat, all the same. This, coming from a guy who bragged – on camera – that he directly threatened then-president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, that if he didn’t fire the lead prosecutor, Victor Shokin (who was investigating Burisma Holdings, the company on whose board his son, Hunter, sat) his country wouldn’t receive the $1B military aid package promised by the Obama administration. He issued a six-hour window to the president of Ukraine and, predictably, Poroshenko followed through with the termination of the prosecutor.
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