A new report from CNN alleges that Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, asked the State Department and then the White House to grant a visa to a former Ukrainian official, diplomat George Kent told congressional investigators.
The former New York mayor has emerged as a key player in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, as Congress digs into claims made in a whistleblower complaint from an intelligence official that alleges an abuse of office related to urging Ukrainian officials to pursue investigations into Biden and his son Hunter.
Shokin ultimately gave information "about supposed coordination between Democrats and people in Ukraine, as well as claims about Biden's son Hunter Biden, who had sat on the board of a Ukrainian energy company, Burisma Holdings," CNN reported.
Kristine Barnett was the only Barnett in a Tippecanoe County Court Tuesday for a confidential hearing regarding the mental health records of her adopted daughter, Natalia Grace, requested by her ex-husband's attorney.
After a five-year investigation, Kristine and Michael Barnett were charged in September with neglect of a dependent in Tippecanoe County; both are out on bond.
Kristine Barnett alleges that after the adoption, Natalia began terrorizing the family, and it became clear to her that the girl was not a child.
Kinnard went on to explain that Barnett was out of the state at the time, but his 19-year-old step-daughter and elderly father in-law were home when a man came to the door saying his cell phone had died and asking to charge his phone.
President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, privately pushed him to hand over a controversial Muslim cleric to Turkey, The Washington Post reported.
The cleric, Fethullah Gulen, lives in exile in Pennsylvania and has been accused by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of orchestrating a failed 2016 coup against him and of generally fomenting dissent within Turkey.
Getting the US to extradite Gulen has long been a top priority for Erdogan, and Giuliani's reported efforts to facilitate that goal raises further questions about the extent to which he tried to influence government policy while acting as a private citizen.
Giuliani is already under scrutiny for his ongoing efforts to push Ukraine's government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son for corruption.
Giuliani was also involved in an unsuccessful attempt to get then Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to help stymie the Justice Department's investigation into a Turkish-Iranian trader.