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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Fox News Host: Indictments Prove Russia Probe Is ‘Opposite Of A Hoax’

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Fox News host Shepard Smith shut down Trump’s frequent criticism of the Russia probe on Friday, saying that the new indictments handed down by special counsel Robert Mueller prove the investigation is not the “hoax” Trump has made it out to be.

 “The Russians set up websites and Facebook pages and Twitter accounts — pretending to be Americans — and duped us into following them and friending them and retweeting them,” Smith said Friday on Fox News’ “Shepard Smith Reporting.”

“The Russians infiltrated our system, manipulated us on behalf of Vladimir Putin — and they did it online and in person on our soil. If there was ever any question, even a single question, there is no more,” Smith said.…

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Treasury Secretary Unable To Explain Russia Sanctions Failure

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Trump’s refusal to hold Russia accountable for its election interference made for an embarrassing moment at Wednesday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing.

In late January, Trump ignored the deadline to impose sanctions on Russian oligarchs, which was just the latest example of Trump’s suspicious reluctance to punish Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Or even acknowledge that it happened.

At Wednesday’s hearing, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) pressed Mnuchin on Trump’s weakness, asking him if Trump ever asked him to impose sanctions on Russia.

Mnuchin tried to ignore her question by changing the subject to a sanctions report that his department compiled using a magazine article.…

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