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What We Learned From Leaked Biden Tapes -- And What We Didn’t

  • Donald Trump Jr. tweeted ‘Yikes!!!!’ about the Ukrainian tapes
  • Biden camp calls them ‘nothing-burger that landed with a thud’
Joe Biden
Joe BidenPhotographer: Adam Glanzman/Bloomberg

Leaked tapes allegedly featuring Joe Biden could once again drag Ukraine into U.S. politics as Donald Trump steps up attacks on the Obama administration ahead of the November election.

The recordings, released in a heavily edited version on Tuesday by a Ukrainian lawmaker who said he got them from investigative journalists, involve phone conversations between Biden -- at the time Barack Obama’s vice president -- and then-Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko.