The Associated Press revealed Sunday that Rudy Giuliani's accusations against Hunter Biden and the former vice president may have been better placed at Giuliani himself.
According to the report, Giuliani was trying to fish for a lucrative financial deal with a Ukranian gas company.
The swampy behavior turned Internet minds to point out that it seems every time President Donald Trump and his allies start trying to create conspiracy theories about their opponents, they're doing something similar or worse.
"Given his new-found passion for fighting corruption regarding Ukraine and Americans (constitutional duty & all; people need to know, etc), I assume Trump will focus his attention on Parnas, Fruman, Sargeant III, Giuliani & Secretary Perry. Allegations in this story are shocking," tweeted former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul.
Given his new-found passion for fighting corruption regarding Ukraine and Americans (constitutional duty & all; peo… https://t.co/Ve8v7gunGT— Michael McFaul (@Michael McFaul)1570405315.0
You can see the other responses below:
So are Republicans and Trump going to demand that Ukraine start investigating the alleged corruption of Rudy Giulia… https://t.co/opCSIQgkJ8— Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali (@Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali)1570406226.0
As Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Trump’s… https://t.co/gicmJFv3MO— Jon Cooper 🇺🇸 (@Jon Cooper 🇺🇸)1570406059.0
@RudyGiuliani Check out the AP story, little buddy.— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@Molly Jong-Fast🏡)1570406269.0
During the same period Parnas and Fruman were pursuing the Naftogaz deal, the two were coordinating with Giuliani t… https://t.co/PsYwNJIjM0— Julia Davis (@Julia Davis)1570405642.0
Giuliani, who has no official role in gov't, acknowledged that he was among those pushing the president to replace… https://t.co/9GLxotUISQ— Julia Davis (@Julia Davis)1570407572.0
Rudy Giuliani is a scumbag and so is anyone who associates with him. Episode: infinity. https://t.co/LJ6Uhp52f0— The Hoarse Whisperer (@The Hoarse Whisperer)1570407045.0
Giuliani using his job as Trump's 'attorney' to get rich in Ukraine while trying to get another American prosecuted… https://t.co/QIAix73C8R— Matt Rogers 🗳 (@Matt Rogers 🗳)1570406460.0
Giuliani is worth every dollar Trump is paying him. (Trump's not paying him.)— Thor Benson (@Thor Benson)1570406462.0
@RudyGiuliani Uh oh, time for another #rudygiulianimeltdown Settle down #RudyColludy— SKOL (@SKOL)1570408990.0
@AdamParkhomenko @ursaluna The @AP is reporting that Giuliani associates have been trying to make money from Ukrain… https://t.co/1Lhen2IHdA— Jefferson voted for Biden/Harris and wears a mask (@Jefferson voted for Biden/Harris and wears a mask)1570408995.0
When the AP says allies, these were very close allies. Two of the three businessmen—Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman—are… https://t.co/psdGQuTDwF— Ryan Goodman (@Ryan Goodman)1570409090.0
@TheBeatWithAri @AriMelber Bombshell latest news. The breadth of trump/giuliani corruption widens exponentially— Cheryl Goodman (@Cheryl Goodman)1570409099.0
Huge story from AP. Two Giuliani associates worked to steer Ukrainian money to Trump associates. When Zelensky won… https://t.co/usstNx7GIf— Robert J. DeNault (@Robert J. DeNault)1570409105.0
@JuliaDavisNews Boy and we thought Giuliani was unhinged on the shows LAST week...— Matt Birnbaum (@Matt Birnbaum)1570409148.0
@RawStory Don't you just love it? @RudyGiuliani is like his own sitcom. He had to pay back his loan shark, I mea… https://t.co/UaPf4oB7b1— Blanche Knox ⁷ KPOP AGENT EXTRAORDINAIRE (@Blanche Knox ⁷ KPOP AGENT EXTRAORDINAIRE)1570407186.0
Watch how radically taxes on the wealthy have fallen over the past 70 years: (Full column:… https://t.co/xaR3H1eB88— David Leonhardt (@David Leonhardt)1570408405.0
The Giuliani allies driving the attempt to change the management at Naftogazt appear to have had inside knowledge o… https://t.co/pQDNuTVS5Q— John Hudson (@John Hudson)1570407466.0
Crony capitalism, erosion in the rule of law, politicization of law enforcement... it can happen here. https://t.co/ZoVqY6512A— Brendan Nyhan (@Brendan Nyhan)1570408104.0