Trump says documents show Obama, Biden complicit in phony Russia investigation
President Trump said Friday that newly released House transcripts on the Russia investigation show that former President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden were complicit in undermining his incoming administration.
“What you’ve seen so far is incredible, especially as it relates to President Obama, because if anyone thinks that he and ‘sleepy Joe’ Biden didn’t know what was going on, they have another thing coming,” Mr. Trump said on “Fox & Friends.”
The newly released transcripts from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s closed-door Russia hearings indicate that former Obama officials and Mr. Schiff were aware of the lack of evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign.
Former Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper testified in secret: “I never saw any direct empirical evidence that the Trump campaign or someone in it was plotting/conspiring with the Russians to meddle with the election.”
And former Obama National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice testified, “I don’t recall any intelligence or evidence to that effect.”
Mr. Trump said of his predecessor, “I believe he and Biden [were] involved in this also very much, and other people around President Obama were totally involved. You’ll see more
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