GOP operatives Joe diGenova and his spouse, Victoria Toensing, have actually opted to represent Dmitry Firtash (shown in court), a Ukrainian gas magnate. | Ronald Zak/AP Picture
The Ukraine scandal engulfing Donald Trump’s presidency goes well beyond the core cast of figures in the centre of Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.
It is now drawing in a duo familiar to those who have followed past Washington imbroglios: conservative attorneys and GOP operatives Joe diGenova and his spouse, Victoria Toensing. As well as the scandal is starting to reveal the opaque agendas of a pair of Ukrainian oligarchs whoever troubles that are legal led them to get favors in Washington.
DiGenova and Toensing, whom played major functions into the Bill Clinton dramas of this 1990s and resurfaced amid Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, have actually registered to express Dmitry Firtash, a gas that is ukrainian who presently resides in Vienna pending extradition into the U.S. To handle bribery fees. (more…)