The Obama White House allowed Burisma’s PR firm to participate in a 2015 conference call discussing then-Vice President Joe Biden’s 2015 visit to Ukraine when he forced out a prosecutor with jurisdiction over Burisma, the New York Post reports.
At the time, Vice President Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, was a highly-paid member of Burisma’s board. The PR firm, Blue Star Strategies, is regarded as a “Democrat-run consulting firm,” according to Senate Republicans investigating Burisma.
The Post reported Wednesday:
The Obama administration let a Democratic p.r. company that worked for Ukrainian energy firm Burisma take part in a conference call about an upcoming visit to Ukraine by then-Vice President Joe Biden, emails obtained by The Post show.
An associate at Blue Star Strategies then emailed a memo with minutes of the conference call hosted by the White House to a top Burisma executive, Vadym Pozharskyi, as well as to Joe Biden’s