Biggest Myths vs Actual Facts In The Russian Collusion Story

In regards to the Russian-collusion story, it is high time that someone came out and did some myth-busting. There are a lot of supposed truths that the left has been hammering away with. Let’s go and destroy the myths in these. Do you know how many intelligence agencies agreed that the Russians were behind the hacking of the DNC server? Do you know how much of the Steele Dossier actually checks out and what was used to support and verify it? That is just two myths that are busted here. Read on.

As Written By Paul Sperry for The New York Post:

Polls show voters are jumping to the same conclusion as much of Washington: that President Trump “colluded” with Vladimir Putin to steal the presidential election.
But the evidence doesn’t back that up. Instead, such perceptions are driven by a number of key government and media assertions, which on closer inspection, dissolve into illusion:

MYTH:
“We have 17 intelligence agencies that know — with great certitude — that [the DNC hacking] was done by the Russians [to help Trump],” House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) recently said, echoing AP, CNN, The New York Times, NBC and CBS, among others.

FACT:
The Obama administration’s Jan. 6 assessment reflected the views of just three intelligence agencies — and one of them, the NSA, which captures Russian signals, expressed only “moderate confidence” in the conclusion. The others, the CIA and FBI, cautioned their judgment “might be wrong.”

The FBI and CIA reached their conclusion based on the forensic analysis of a private contractor who was hired by the DNC to examine its hacked e-mail server. “We didn’t get direct access [to the server],” former FBI Director James Comey testified.

MYTH:
In a quid pro quo with Moscow, the Trump campaign “gutted,” as The Washington Post described it, the GOP’s anti-Russia platform position on Ukraine.

FACT:
The final convention platform actually added tougher language on Russian aggression, including calling for “increasing sanctions ……..

THERE IS MORE HERE KEEP READING:

Here are some of the biggest myths of the Russian-collusion story | New York Post

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