Donald Trump was personally supervising the White House effort to bury the Russia scandal by creating fake news that blamed murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich for the 2016 election hacks.
According to NPR, it turns out that Donald Trump was personally involved in the creation and spreading of fake news:
The first page of the lawsuit quotes a voicemail and text from Butowsky boasting that President Trump himself had reviewed drafts of the Fox News story just before it went to air and was published.
Butowsky also texted Wheeler: “Not to add any more pressure but the president just read the article. He wants the article out immediately. It’s now all up to you.”
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It makes total sense that Trump who is obsessed with his media coverage would try to run a fake news operation out of the White House. The much deeper motive behind Trump’s personal involvement is his obsession with killing the Russia scandal. If Trump can blame the DNC emails hacks on a murdered DNC staffer, then he is off the hook. Without a Russian hack, there can be no Russia collusion.
In less than 24 hours, there have been two reports of the President Of The United States personally taking actions to try to kill the Russia scandal. The evidence is growing that Trump not only knew about the collusion with Russia, he may have also been a direct participant. The investigation has moved from the question of did the President know to when did the President know?
Trump is trying to save himself from facing justice for whatever happened during the 2016 election, but little by little his secrets are being revealed, and one gets the sense that it is only a matter of time until the American people learn all of the facts about Trump, Russia, and the 2016 election.
Jason is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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