We all knew this, but now the evidence is quite definitive. There is no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion, which engulfed the nation. The liberal media, the Democratic Party—all anti-Trump elements had their eyeballs glued to the television over every so-called bombshell that ended up being nothing burgers. Nothing can stick if there is no evidence and time and again the liberal media stepped on a rake with this myth. It was a fantastic lie. It was the beginning of what we see on a daily basis: the absence of instincts from the media. Case in point, the egregious edited clip of Attorney General William Barr’s remarks on the Department of Justice’s decision to drop the Michael Flynn case, which Meet the Press decided to turn into an ‘orange man…bad’ segment. It was a very avoidable blunder—and yet again we have the media continuing their campaign of trashing their credibility in order to take failed swipes at this White House.
So, why refresh all of this? Well, you know that Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, has been on television a lot peddling the Russian collusion myth. And now we have new documents showing that this man knew there was no evidence but said so anyway on various news outlets. Evelyn Farkas, a former Obama official who was also exposed to have lied on an interview with MSNBC about having collusion evidence, is not alone here.
Schiff is the starting QB for spreading the collusion delusion and the impeachment effort against President Trump. He’s copied and pasted multiple intelligence reports to cater to the false narrative that the Kremlin and the Trump campaign collude to tilt the 2016 election. It’s all false. What’s more, is that Schiff appears to have known that there was nothing to this collusion nonsense but went forward anyway because Democrats hate Trump and the key 2018 promise of impeaching him. They needed something. The Democratic Party base has gone indiscriminately insane since 2016. With no impeachment effort, Democrats risked their political position on the Hill. The Wall Street Journal editorial board took a hatchet to the California liberal, while also imploring the media to stop booking him for interviews since his con job has been exposed (via WSJ):
Shifty Schiff exposed! https://t.co/PmZ6uPc2LQ— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 13, 2020
Americans expect that politicians will lie, but sometimes the examples are so brazen that they deserve special notice. Newly released Congressional testimony shows that Adam Schiff spread falsehoods shamelessly about Russia and Donald Trump for three years even as his own committee gathered contrary evidence.
The House Intelligence Committee last week released 57 transcripts of interviews it conducted in its investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. The committee probe started in January 2017 under then-Chair Devin Nunes and concluded in March 2018 with a report finding no evidence that the Trump campaign conspired with the Kremlin. Most of the transcripts were ready for release long ago, but Mr. Schiff oddly refused to release them after he became chairman in 2019. He only released them last week when the White House threatened to do it first.
Now we know why. From the earliest days of the collusion narrative, Mr. Schiff insisted that he had evidence proving the plot. In March 2017 on MSNBC, Mr. Schiff teased that he couldn’t “go into particulars, but there is more than circumstantial evidence now.”
None of this was true, and Mr. Schiff knew it. In July 2017, here’s what former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Mr. Schiff and his colleagues: “I never saw any direct empirical evidence that the Trump campaign or someone in it was plotting/conspiring with the Russians to meddle with the election.” Three months later, former Obama Attorney General Loretta Lynch agreed that while she’d seen “concerning” information, “I don’t recall anything being briefed up to me.” Former Deputy AG Sally Yates concurred several weeks later: “We were at the fact-gathering stage here, not the conclusion stage.”
The same goes for the FBI agents who started the collusion probe in 2016. Most remarkable, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe admitted the bureau’s reason for opening the case was nonsense. Asked in December 2017 why the FBI obtained a secret surveillance warrant on former Trump aide Carter Page, rather than on George Papadopoulos (whose casual conversation with a foreign diplomat was the catalyst for the probe), Mr. McCabe responded: “Papadopoulos’ comment didn’t particularly indicate that he was the person that had had—that was interacting with the Russians.” No one else was either.
This was a plot to inflict maximum damage upon the incoming Trump administration. They did something unforgivable: they beat Hillary Clinton. And this order appears to have been given by Barack Obama, who held a key January 5 meeting in 2017, in which the soon-to-be-ex-president laid out his desire to have the FBI counterintelligence investigation into Russian collusion protected at all costs. It would be optimal if the incoming Trump administration never found out about it. One key proponent of executing this plan was coordinated media leaks, which began in earnest. Schiff, being a top Democrat, used it as fuel and did his part getting his colleagues and the base in a Russophobic frenzy. And it was all a lie. For years, he knew there was no evidence. And for years, he lied. Again, those of you who are…normal and not Trump-deranged knew this revelation was coming. President Trump took to Twitter to declare Schiff has been exposed. This is why we can’t trust the Democrats. This is a good reminder for why big government is dangerous and not our friend. Look at what they did to Carter Page, a former Trump campaign official, and Michael Flynn. They spied on Page and tried to prosecute Flynn on politically motivated “lying to the FBI” charges that stemmed from this Russian collusion circus act. And all of this started because the Democrats and the Clinton campaign retained the services of Fusion GPS, who then hired former British spy Christopher Steele to compile this infamous Trump dossier, which was unverified and later exposed as total bunk. It’s biased political opposition research. How could this be cited as credible evidence unless the FBI was desperate to prove Russian collusion as well or set about to scalp a Trump official at all costs because the Department of Justice had become hopelessly political by this point? This was about stopping Trump and saving Obama’s failed legacy. And it all ended with a special set of lies and institutional rot, thanks to the work of Obama officials.
Schiff is a wizard of fiction and fantastic lies that have been exposed, thanks to acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell blitzing Schiff, saying he would declassify the Russian collusion transcripts after Flynn was exonerated last week. If this hadn’t been done, Schiff could have coordinated the release of these documents to keep this collusion narrative alive.
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