It’s gonna be one of those days — one of those days when there are so many lies swirling in the Mainstream Media that even the Democrats can’t keep them straight.
But as you listen to Michael Cohen fabulate his testimony to Congress (or is that fib-ulate?) remember these key facts as Cohen tries to smear Trump as a Russian spy. Cohen only has “suspicions” that Trump collided with Russia, and his suspicions are based on publicly known evidence that is already debunked for anyone not suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome.
For instance, when in July 2016, Candidate Trump sarcastically asked the Russians to release Hillary’s deleted 33,000 emails, it was a JOKE! He was NOT asking the Russians to hack into anyone’s server. In fact, the emails no longer existed on a server by that time. Hillary had illegally deleted them! Trump was making a joke at Hillary’s expense that if (as was already being claimed) the Russians had hacked the election, it would be nice of them to turn over the 33,000 emails that the FBI had been unable to find.
There was no suggestion that Trump was asking the Russians to hack anything. Remember, Hillary had already wiped the “personal” emails off her “personal” server in 2014 when she was being investigated by the State Department for violating security procedures for protecting classified material. In March of 2015, Congressman Trey Gowdy said, “Secretary Clinton unilaterally decided to wipe her server clean and permanently delete all emails from her personal server.”
Ergo, in July of 2016, nobody was going to hack the server, which by the way was offline by then and not even remotely accessible to a hacker.
But facts don’t matter to Democrats. They don’t matter to the anti-Trump Mainstream Media. And they certainly don’t matter to Michael Cohen.
The other bit of “evidence” for Cohen’s “suspicions” about Trump colluding with Russia is based on his account of hearing Roger Stone claim that Wikileaks was going to release damaging info about Hillary. That’s not news. Everyone who was paying attention knew that Wikileaks planned a data dump, but if Julian Assange is to be believed as a source, maybe we should believe his central claim that he did not get the damaging emails from Russia.
The Russia Hoax is a Democratic invention, and today’s hearing is the equivalent of the McCarthy hearings of the 1950’s when political hysteria swept aside the facts. Heaven help us.
Frank Miele writes from Kalispell, Montana, at www.HeartlandDiaryUSA.com and is a columnist at Real Clear Politics. To see more of my columns about the Dishonest Media, the Deep Swamp, the failed presidencies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and Trump’s war to restore American greatness, read my “Why We Needed Trump” trilogy. The books are available at Amazon in paperback or Kindle editions. Also please considering leaving a review in support of my conservative commentary on one or all of my book pages at Amazon! Thanks!