By Jon Dougherty
POTUS Donald Trump wasted little time in pressing his advantage following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited final report clearing him of any “Russian collusion” — a finding that, frankly, was always coming because the entire investigation was premised on a hoax.
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In any event, according to a report Sunday in The Wall Street Journal, the president’s reelection team was quick to seize on Mueller’s findings to use as a cudgel against 2020 Democrats, nearly all of whom have been peddling the fake narrative for years.
The paper quote Bryan Lanza, a deputy communications director for Trump’s 2016 campaign, who claimed, “You better believe we’re going to bludgeon them.”
To that end, the Trump campaign released a video (below) to supporters on Sunday titled, “Collusion Hoax,” in which various Democratic politicians were featured accusing the president of colluding with Mother Russia, as each were slammed as “WRONG” accompanied by a buzzer.
Following the 40-second video, viewers are advised to text “WITCHHUNT” to a campaign number to register for alerts.
The video begins strong with this message, “Dems Hyped Collusion With No Evidence.” Then, it says, “Mueller Proves Them” — “WRONG” — followed by the buzzer.
The next part features a clip of Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut saying, “The evidence is pretty clear that there was collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians.” The screen goes to a freeze frame as the word “wrong” and the buzzer again appear.
There are other familiar faces as well including Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), that latter of whom told CNN on Sunday following the release of Mueller’s report that it’s “obvious” collusion occurred (??).
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