washingtonpost.com - 42 days ago
Analysis | The White House serves up a red herring on Russia
The House Intelligence Committee holds its first hearing on Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election.
(Reuters) President Trump is tweeting again. Monday morning will feature a House Intelligence Committee hearing at which Trump's own FBI director, James B. Comey, is expected to dispute Trump's claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped him — and weigh in on other big Russia questions. So in advance of that, Trump took to Twitter to offer a red herring. James Clapper and others stated that there is no evidence Potus colluded with Russia. This story is FAKE NEWS and everyone knows it! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 20, 2017 The Democrats made up and pushed the Russian story as an excuse for running a terrible campaign. Big advantage in Electoral College & lost!