Skip to comments.Democrats intentionally used disinformation from Russia to attack Trump, campaign aides
Posted on 07/29/2017 7:25:55 AM PDT by ETL
While the mainstream news media hunts for evidence of Trump-Russia collusion, the public record shows that Democrats have willfully used Moscow disinformation to influence the presidential election against Donald Trump and attack his administration.
The disinformation came in the form of a Russian-fed dossier written by former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele. It contains a series of unverified criminal charges against Mr. Trumps campaign aides, such as coordinating Moscows hacking of Democratic Party computers.
Some Democrats have widely circulated the discredited information. Mr. Steele was paid by the Democrat-funded opposition research firm Fusion GPS with money from a Hillary Clinton backer. Fusion GPS distributed the dossier among Democrats and journalists. The information fell into the hands of the FBI, which used it in part to investigate Mr. Trumps campaign aides.
Mr. Steele makes clear that his unproven charges came almost exclusively from sources linked to the Kremlin and Russian President Vladimir Putin. He identified his sources as a senior Russian Foreign Ministry figure, a former top level Russian intelligence officer active inside the Kremlin, a senior Kremlin official and a senior Russian government official.
The same Democrats who have condemned Russias election interference via plying fake news and hacking email servers have quoted freely from the Steele anti-Trump memos derived from creatures of the Kremlin.
In other words, there is public evidence of significant, indirect collusion between Democrats and Russian disinformation, a Trump supporter said. ...
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...
July 28, 2017
American Majority Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ned Ryun followed the latest twists and turns in the story of Fusion GPS on Fridays Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam. Ryun said Thursday was a day of massive developments in the case, which is moving in a direction very different from what Democrats obsessed with alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump 2016 campaign expected. He spotlighted Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder, who has been very involved with the Magnitsky Act sanctions.
Fusion GPS was used against him and was used to lobby against the Act, said Ryun. The reason that Senate Judiciary wanted him to come in front of them and testify was to talk about some of Fusion GPSs behavior.
There was some pretty staggering stuff that came out yesterday, Raheem. One was, Lindsey Graham asked him under oath, Do you think that there were Russians involved in funding Fusions work? His response under oath was, in the spring and summer of 2016, they were receiving money indirectly from senior Russian government officials, Ryun reported.
Kassam restated that Fusion GPS, a Democrat-aligned group, has now admitted to receiving money from the Russians.
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Democrat Russia collusion ping!
(thanks for posting the Breitbart story today)
Disinformation is all I see in the only Pittsburgh newspaper still publishing.
I find it interesting that the MSM ignores the fact that it is Hillary and her left wing collection of felons who are the best friends of Russia.
Russia fears (most properly) Trump.
So, I do believe the Russians have colluded to corrupt our elections.
They have colluded with the closest thing to them here in the states...the Democratic Party. The party of marshmallow majors, noer-do-wells, those who have never had (or ever will have) real jobs, the journalists, the failed lawyers, etc.
Always always remember that your local trash man does far, far more useful work for you than ANY dimbulbcrat (and a good many repulsican) congresscritters.
Let’s not forget that POS John McCain’s involvement.
Can someone please tell me the purpose of the Democrapic party in this country? What good have they done for this country in the past 200 years? I can’t think of one thing, it’s like having enemies of the United States with their own reps, it’s constantly an uphill battle to improve anything in this country, and why the hell is the Republicans allowing far leftists like McCain to pose as Republicans?
My biggest reason why Sessions must go. Over 7 months and still the career criminal and traitor to the United States Hillary R. Clinton is waltzing around scot free. What the hell he is doing?
MSM...crickets of course.
“Lets not forget that POS John McCains involvement.”
There has to be a way to use this to get that bastard. If only we had and an AG.
Hence they colluded with the Russians to influence the election.
Poor soul. You were just too high strung.
I am amazed that this blatantly partisan disinformation campaign by MSM and deep state leftists is able to pass itself off as a legitimate investigation.
Is there no voice that can effectively come to Trump’s rescue here, and put this fake “matter” to rest?
Hannity does his best every night, and Trump himself, via Twitter, is one of the few remaining sources of objective news. FR is a mixed bag due to the limited audience, preaching to the choir, and all the devil’s advocate concern trolling.
Don’t get me wrong, I love FR and hang out here 24-7.
I find myself fantasizing about some wise and clever wordsmith like Ronald Reagan finally articulating, in a few devastating jabs, what a total crock of horse manure this political witch hunt is.
Upon hearing it the people wake from the evil spell and unmask the MSM, DNC, RINOs, Acedemia, Hollywood and deep state leftists to expose the swamp creatures beneath their disguise.
They are not even good liars! They have mostly quit even the pretense of objectivity! How is it that we the people are tolerating this sham!
I am truly amazed we allow it to continue.
I guess it comes down to the Senate never-Trump RINOs like McStain and Linda, who despite nominal Republican control, could tip the balance to the enemy if Trump started firing people that need to be fired.
We saw it happen with Nixon, after winning reelection in the biggest electoral college landslide ever, so I suppose Trump can’t dismiss the threat of impeachment, however groundless.
Yet, my hope for Trump is that he go ahead and fire Mueller and team, and a hundred deep state Obama hold overs from the State Department and the intelligence agencies, and risk the wrath of Linda and McStain and the Rats in the Senate.
That’s when we the people get ready to grab the pitchforks and take a couple days off work to go down to DC and exterminate.
The information fell into the hands of the FBI ??????
Let us not forget that the Quisling John McCain went to Extraordinary lengths to participate in this Conspiracy, and what about James Comey.....
I am willing to bet my Last Nickel that several if not ALL of the Leadership of the Republican Party were also intricately involved.
Welk, that’s quite a revelation. Not.
Fusion GPS smears anyone for money. Yes, they smeared Trump, but remember that involved Jeb Bush and McCain. I think they will take money from anybody, and the smears are not always about US politics:
Thor Halvorssen, the founder of the Human Rights Foundation, says in a letter to the committee that Fusion GPS targeted him and several other people because of their criticism of Derwick Associates, a Venezuelan energy company reportedly under investigation for an alleged multi-billion dollar kickback scheme.
I bet Mueller doesn’t care.
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