President Donald Trump’s contentious interview with 60 Minutes anchor Leslie Stahl was posted to the President’s Facebook page Thursday morning, after he promised he would take a stand against who he said was a biased news anchor.
Stahl appeared to spend the majority of the interview attempting to gaslight Trump. She did so on both the recent revelations of possible criminal and unethical behavior in the personal laptop of former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden and the FBI’s malfeasance in its Russia hoax investigation into Trump’s 2016 campaign.
The interview was fiery and Trump didn’t back down, despite Stahl’s condescending attitude with the President as he attempted to answer her questions.
“Leslie, let me ask you this, do you think it’s ok for the (former) mayor of Moscow’s wife to give the former Vice President’s son $3.5 million dollars? Do you think that’s Ok…Do you think it’s ok for Hunter Biden to say we’re giving the ‘Big Guy’ ten percent of this massive amount of money they’re taking in, do you think it’s ok?” asked Trump, after being told by Stahl repeatedly that there is no evidence to prove the Biden’s did anything wrong.
She said this, despite the mountains of evidence being published daily. First and foremost, the expose by the New York Post on Hunter Biden’s laptop.
Trump continued, “where China has given them a billion and half dollars, where he’s supposed to negotiate? Let me tell you this, it’s the second biggest scandal – the biggest scandal was when they spied on my campaign…they spied on my campaign?
Stahl then says “there’s no evidence of that.”
Trump responds “Of course there is.”
Yes, of course there is and I’ve been writing about it and breaking stories on it for more than four years. It’s just that the mainstream media didn’t want to let you know the truth. It doesn’t fit into their elitist ideals of what they believe is right for America.
As for Hunter Biden’s emails, why won’t, and more importantly, why didn’t 60 Minutes try to verify any of it before the interviews?
The news show didn’t, in my opinion, because they appear to be in the tank for Biden.
Just saying it’s not true is good enough for them since the majority of mainstream media is on Biden’s side.
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BREAKING: Clinton herself ‘agreed’ to leak Trump-Russia allegations to press
Remember this 2016 post from Hillary herself just days away from the election? During Friday’s trial of her former attorney Michael Sussmann, some juicy details behind this vey post have emerged.
Computer scientists have apparently uncovered a covert server linking the Trump Organization to a Russian-based bank. pic.twitter.com/8f8n9xMzUU
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 1, 2016
“Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign manager, said that Clinton ‘agreed’ to leak allegations that the Trump Organization had a secret communications channel with Russia’s Alfa Bank to the media during his Friday testimony” reports National Review.
The media “report” Hillary tweeted about above, was spoon-fed to them with her blessing. Mook also revealed the “purpose” for the campaign to leak it to the press was to have a reporter “run it down” further and “vet it out.”
As for Mrs. Clinton’s involvement, Mook added that he “discussed it with Hillary as well” after which, “she agreed to” their decision to turn the loose gossip over to the press.
She was then able to use Slate’s “reporting” to discuss the fake collusion publicly. Clinton then tweeted the campaign’s press release on the “statement from Jake Sullivan on New Report Exposing Trump’s Secret Line of Communication to Russia.”
FBI agent James Baker, the then-agent who Sussmann took the Alfa Bank information to, testified in the trial Wednesday. He said he was “100 percent confident” that Sussmann said he wasn’t representing a client when they met.
A text message from Sussmann to Baker from the day prior reads: “Jim — it’s Michael Sussmann. I have something time-sensitive (and sensitive) I need to discuss. Do you have availability for a short meeting tomorrow? I’m coming on my own — not on behalf of a client or company — want to help the Bureau. Thanks.”
National Review reports of the case:
The former FBI general counsel said that he would have treated the meeting and subsequent investigation differently had he known Sussmann was coming forward on behalf of the Clinton campaign.
The evidence that Sussmann delivered to Baker came in the form of Domain Name System (DNS) data that allegedly showed frequent communications between servers associated with the Trump Organization and Russia’s Alfa Bank. The data was provided to Sussmann by Joffe, an executive at the cybersecurity firm Neustar, which was also being represented by Sussmann as part of his role as a partner at the Perkins Coie law firm.
FBI agent Scott Hellman testified Tuesday that he was immediately skeptical of the data and accompanying analysis that suggested illicit communications between the Trump Organization and Alfa Bank. In fact, the quality of the analysis was so poor, that Hellman questioned whether its source had a “mental disability” in a private chat with FBI colleagues, obtained by prosecutors.
Opposition research firm Fusion GPS, which Perkins Coie hired to work on behalf of the Clinton campaign, translated the DNS data into laymen’s terms and pitched it to various reporters, including Franklin Foer, a writer for Slate.
“We certainly hoped that he would publish an article,” former Fusion GPS employee Lauren Seago testified.
Foer obliged them, touting the claims in an article published on October 31, 2016, a little over a week before Election Day.
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