When it happens this often, you have to believe that CNN and its reporter network is truly dedicated to the generation of Fake News. President Donald Trump does not even have to work hard on this one. The origins of the Trump dossier is NOT, repeat NOT, the Republican opposition during the primaries. It went nowhere near the subject matter that the Hillary Clinton campaign used. You can watch CNN justice correspondent Evan Perez repeat this lie again. It kind of reminds you of that President Ronald Reagan quote: “It isn’t so much that liberals are ignorant. It’s just that they know so many things that aren’t so.”
As Written and Reported By Peter Hasson for the Daily Caller:
CNN justice correspondent Evan Perez falsely told his network’s viewers on Tuesday that anti-Trump Republicans first funded the infamous Trump-Russia dossier, much of which remains unverified.
Perez was responding to a tweet from President Donald Trump, who called the dossier a “pile of garbage.” Perez has close ties to the cofounders of Fusion GPS, the firm behind the dossier, which CNN failed to disclose.
“Look, the fact is that the dossier was compiled as part of opposition research, first paid for by Republicans who were opposed to Donald Trump and then later on by Democrats and the Clinton camp, people associated with the Clinton campaign who wanted to try to bring him down,” Perez said.
That “fact” cited by Perez — that anti-Trump Republicans originally funded the dossier — has been ruled “false” by fact-checkers……
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