The following article, ‘RussiaGate’ Returns: Kremlin Report Reveals Putin’s 2016 Plot, was first published on Flag And Cross.
Before Donald Trump even elected President of the United States, the Democrats seemed to have made up their mind: The NYC business mogul and television personality was a Kremlin double agent. They had not doubt about this whatsoever, going so far as to conjure a lengthy and expensive investigation by Robert Mueller that ended up charging a number of Trump associates with process crimes.
No Russian collusion was ever confirmed, and Donald Trump was never charged with a crime.
Now, 6 months after President Trump has left office, this RussiaGate conspiracy theory has new life again.
Vladimir Putin personally authorised a secret spy agency operation to support a “mentally unstable” Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential election during a closed session of Russia’s national security council, according to what are assessed to be leaked Kremlin documents.
The key meeting took place on 22 January 2016, the papers suggest, with the Russian president, his spy chiefs and senior ministers all present.
They agreed a Trump White House would help secure Moscow’s strategic objectives, among them “social turmoil” in the US and a weakening of the American president’s negotiating position.
Russia’s three spy agencies were ordered to find practical ways to support Trump, in a decree appearing to bear Putin’s signature.
Of course, this begs the question: Why did the FBI need to abuse the FISA warrant process to obtain permission to spy on the Trump campaign? If the Kremlin’s work was this obtuse, there’d be no reason to go out of their way with that flimsy plot.
Vladimir Putin has rebuked the report, stating that it was unequivocally untrue.
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