'From lurid reports of Trumpian ‘golden showers’ in Moscow to unverified claims of Russia ‘hacking’ Hillary Clinton’s email, a high-ranking US lawmaker is on a mission to determine if journalists were paid to push an anti-Russian document.
Even before Donald Trump ascended to the White House, the US media had been relentlessly driving the narrative that Trump, WikiLeaks and the Russians colluded to hack the Democratic National Committee (DNC) computers before dumping the damaged goodies into the public realm. This elaborate bit of sabotage, as the story goes, deprived the Democrats of the White House.
Despite the effectiveness of the story to deflect attention away from the real crimes of the Democratic Party, while at the same time splashing the increasingly irate Russians with mud, the narrative is beginning to show considerable wear and tear.
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-California), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, dropped a veritable bomb in the Beltway when he signed a subpoena to seize the financial records of Fusion GPS, the ‘opposition research’ group behind the so-called ‘Trump dossier.’ The 35-page document hatched by former British spy Christopher Steele is loaded with sex, lies and – alas – not a single videotape.
Nunes forwarded a simple question: who paid for the dossier?'
Read more: Media collusion & Fusion GPS: Were US journalists paid to peddle ‘Russiagate’?
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