The Department of Justice said Monday the hackers are behind the “most disruptive and destructive series of computer attacks ever attributed to a single group.”
Andriy Derkach jumped into the fray even as Giuliani shrugged off concerns that his latest smears against the Biden family may be fueled by a foreign election-interference plot.
As early as the spring of 2019, the former New York mayor was seen as a conduit for Russia’s evolving efforts to manipulate the forthcoming election.
The president cheered as his personal lawyer prepared a “sex and drugs” sliming of the Democratic nominee’s son.
For a year and a half, U.S. intelligence warned that Andriy Derkach was suspected of election interference. Yet Derkach—and his wild beliefs—kept drawing more Trumpist adherents.
Derkach was sanctioned this week by the U.S. Treasury Department for attempting to interfere in the upcoming U.S. elections by peddling conspiracies on Joe Biden.
Rudy Guiliani and Andriy Telizhenko try to distance themselves from a key compatriot in their push to gin up a Biden “scandal” now that he has been tagged as Russian agent.