The U.S. senator contends that the agency’s Washington field office managed in some cases to successfully shut down reporting and information from sources by falsely discrediting the information as foreign disinformation.
Prosecutors utilized a racketeering statute which the Associated Press noted is 'normally associated with mobsters' to bring the charges. Trump’s campaign has called the indictment 'un-American and wrong,' presenting 'a grave threat to American democracy.'
In light of Hunter Biden’s role in the family enterprise, Giuliani said he places the responsibility for Hunter Biden’s acknowledged and well documented addictions, including to cocaine and prostitutes, on Joe Biden himself.
The FBI confiscated computers and cell phones from Giuliani’s office and apartment Wednesday, ostensibly part of a criminal investigation into whether Giuliani illegally lobbied the Trump administration on behalf of Ukrainian officials.