BREAKING: Ukrainian Embassy Confirms DNC Contractor Solicited Dirt on Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort in 2016

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It is becoming increasingly clear why Hillary Clinton and the Democrat-media complex has accused Trump’s campaign of colluding with a foreign power during the 2016 election – projection.

Ukraine’s embassy in Washington D.C. says DNC contractor, Alexandra Chalupa during the 2016 election solicited dirt on Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort.

Ambassador Valeriy Chaly’s office said Ms. Chalupa sought from the Ukrainian government dirt on Manafort’s dealings with the country and even tried to get a comment from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko regarding Manafort’s ties to Russia.

And Paul Manafort ended up in prison for his work in the Ukraine. Coincidence? We think not.

John Solomon of The Hill reported:

Chaly says that, at the time of the contacts in 2016, the embassy knew Chalupa primarily as a Ukrainian-American activist, and learned only later of her ties to the DNC. He says the embassy considered her requests an inappropriate solicitation of interference in the U.S. election.

“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,” Chaly said in a statement issued by his embassy. “We were surprised to see Alexandra’s interest in Mr. Paul Manafort’s case. It was her own cause. The Embassy representatives unambiguously refused to get involved in any way, as we were convinced that this is a strictly U.S. domestic matter.

“All ideas floated by Alexandra were related to approaching a Member of Congress with a purpose to initiate hearings on Paul Manafort or letting an investigative journalist ask President Poroshenko a question about Mr. Manafort during his public talk in Washington, D.C.,” the ambassador explained.

Chaly’s written answers mark the most direct acknowledgement by Ukraine’s government that an American tied to the Democratic Party sought the country’s help in the 2016 election, and they confirm the main points of a January 2017 story by Politico on Chalupa’s efforts.

In that story, the embassy was broadly quoted as denying interference in the election and suggested Chalupa’s main reason for contacting the ambassador’s office was to organize an event celebrating women leaders.

Although Politico reported in 2017 on Ms. Chalupa’s efforts to dig up dirt on Manafort, including at the Ukrainian embassy, the DNC’s embassy’s contacts add a new dimension, said John Solomon.

Chalupa was a paid DNC contractor — FEC records reveal Ms. Chalupa’s firm, Chalupa & Associates was paid $71,918 by the DNC during the 2016 presidential election.

It is unclear how the Ukrainian embassy responded to Chalupa’s questions.

Ambassador Chaly said in a statement that the embassy rebuffed her repeated requests for dirt.

“No documents related to Trump campaign or any individuals involved in the campaign have been passed to Ms. Chalupa or the DNC neither from the Embassy nor via the Embassy. No documents exchange was even discussed.”

John Solomon says Andrii Telizhenko, a former political officer who worked under Ambassador Chaly refuted this claim. Telizhenko says he was instructed by his bosses to meet with an American reporter researching Manafort’s ties to Ukraine, Solomon added.

Telizhenko said that, when he was told by the embassy to arrange the meeting, both Chaly and the ambassador’s top deputy identified Chalupa “as someone working for the DNC and trying to get Clinton elected.”

Over lunch at a Washington restaurant, Chalupa told Telizhenko in stark terms what she hoped the Ukrainians could provide the DNC and the Clinton campaign, according to his account.

“She said the DNC wanted to collect evidence that Trump, his organization and Manafort were Russian assets, working to hurt the U.S. and working with Putin against the U.S. interests. She indicated if we could find the evidence they would introduce it in Congress in September and try to build a case that Trump should be removed from the ballot, from the election,” he recalled.

After the meeting, Telizhenko said he became concerned about the legality of using his country’s assets to help an American political party win an U.S. election. But he proceeded with his assignment.

Telizhenko said that, as he began his research, he discovered that Fusion GPS was nosing around Ukraine, seeking similar information, and he believed they, too, worked for the Democrats.

Now that Trump-Russia collusion has been proven to be a hoax, it is time to start prosecuting Obama’s crooked intel agencies and Hillary Clinton, who colluded with Ukraine, the UK, possibly Australia and many other countries during the 2016 election

Read John Solomon’s full report here.

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