It’s not often that we get to write a headline like this. CNN has hammered former President Barack Obama for his involvement in the Fake Russian Dossier.
In the report that came out last Thursday, it clearly states that the Obama administration knew Russia was trying to meddle in our elections and did nothing to stop it.
The partisan warfare over the Mueller report will rage, but one thing cannot be denied: Former President Barack Obama looks just plain bad. On his watch, the Russians meddled in our democracy while his administration did nothing about it.
The Mueller report flatly states that Russia began interfering in American democracy in 2014. Over the next couple of years, the effort blossomed into a robust attempt to interfere in our 2016 presidential election. The Obama administration knew this was going on and yet did nothing. In 2016, Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice told her staff to “stand down” and “knock it off” as they drew up plans to “strike back” against the Russians, according to an account from Michael Isikoff and David Corn in their book “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump”.
Why did Obama go soft on Russia? My opinion is that it was because he was singularly focused on the nuclear deal with Iran. Obama wanted Putin in the deal, and to stand up to him on election interference would have, in Obama’s estimation, upset that negotiation. This turned out to be a disastrous policy decision.
One Senator in-particular who’s been all over the Brennan and Obama involvement has been Senator Rand Paul. Here’s a few of his past tweets that lead up to the Mueller Reports discoveries.
So as Senator Paul said, the question remains. When is the Department of Justice going to do due diligence and investigate those that started the Fake Dossier and cost American Tax Payers over $30 Million?