The talks between Giuliani and Lutsenko were never finalized but progressed earlier this year far enough for the agreements to be drafted, the newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Trump in a July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky asked him to launch probes into Joe Biden and Hunter Biden's $50,000-a-month gig on the board of directors of Burisma, a Ukraine energy giant, while his father was veep.
"But you know, Rudy has other clients other than me".
In one instance less than two weeks ago, Costello had to intervene when Giuliani told the Guardian all his "hospital bills will be paid" in the event Trump throws him under the bus, thanks to his "very, very good insurance". One proposal signed by Guiliani in February involved the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice. "I could have helped them recover $7B in stolen money, but I didn't".
And top diplomats have testified that Giuliani's role loomed large over their own official operations regarding Ukraine. He was the mayor of New York City, a great mayor, and I would like him to call you. "And that's what it was", President Donald Trump responded last month when asked why the $250 million in congressionally approved aid to Ukraine held up.
"I am disappointed and quite frankly I am angered by the fact, he knows me, he knows my son, he knows there's nothing to this", Biden said in a terse exchange that could call into question his claim that he can work across the aisle with Republicans if elected president.
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Solomon pushed Giuliani's narrative citing statements from Lutsenko, but the prosecutor later retracted his comments, saying there was no evidence of wrongdoing by Biden.
Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said in September, "If you are asking separately if the President has asked the AG to investigate Biden, the answer is no".
Speaking in Ukrainian, Lutsenko said that Giuliani at first agreed he could help make the connection but that he never did.
Several witnesses have testified that Giuliani, working in an unofficial capacity, led a shadow foreign policy on behalf of the president. The New York Times reveals that while the president's personal attorney was pushing false conspiracy theories and pressuring that country to deliver what his boss wanted, he was also pursuing lucrative business deals on the side, even with Ukrainian officials, potentially worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. He described that work as related to emergency management consulting, but Fuks said in an interview that he hired Giuliani as "a lobbyist for Kharkiv and Ukraine" to lure American investors.
Two of Giuliani's associates, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, were charged with funneling money from foreign entities to US candidates to buy influence. Cohen pleaded guilty to breaking campaign finance laws by facilitating the payments. The negotiations took place as the two worked together to find damaging information on the Bidens and evidence to support Trump's baseless conspiracy theory that Ukraine - not Russian Federation - interfered in the 2016 election.