President Donald Trump urged his 27 million Twitter followers on Tuesday morning to immediately tune into Fox News.
“Watch @foxandfriends now on Podesta and Russia!” the president tweeted at 7:16 a.m.
A minute later, “Fox & Friends” co-host Steve Doocy introduced Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute and author of the book Clinton Cash. Schweizer discussed how former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta had served on the board of Massachusetts-based energy company Joule Unlimited, which several years ago received a $35 million investment from Kremlin-backed fund Rusnano.
It was Schweizer’s organization that reported in July 2016 on Podesta’s past ties to Joule, though the business arrangement was framed as a major revelation in the four-minute “Fox & Friends” segment, complete with on-screen graphics like “Kremlin Connection,” “Putin To Podesta,” and “Hidden Assets.” And the report questioned whether Podesta broke the law in failing Continue reading "Trump Really Wants To Deflect Attention From His Russia Scandal"