Election

REPORT: Ukraine Embassy Claims DNC Insider Asked for ‘Dirt on Trump’ Ahead of 2016 Election

posted by Hannity Staff - 5.03.19

A bombshell report published by Fox News this week reveals the Ukrainian Embassy was contacted by operatives from the Democratic National Committee to obtain “dirt” on Donald Trump ahead of the 2016 race for the White House.

“Ukraine’s embassy wrote that a Democratic National Committee (DNC) insider reached out in 2016 seeking dirt on President Trump’s team, according to a bombshell new report Thursday that further fueled Republican allegations that Democrats were the ones improperly colluding with foreign agents during the campaign,” reports Fox News.

“Ambassador Valeriy Chaly said DNC contractor Alexandra Chalupa pushed for Ukraine’s then-President Petro Poroshenko to mention Paul Manafort’s ties to Ukraine publicly during a visit to the U.S,” adds the article.

“The Embassy got to know Ms. Chalupa because of her engagement with Ukrainian and other diasporas in Washington D.C., and not in her DNC capacity. We’ve learned about her DNC involvement later,” said the Ambassador.

Read the full report at Fox News.