During an interview with Breitbart news Rep. Dana Rohrabacher claimed if not for Robert Mueller’s probe he would have proof the DNC wasn’t hacked by Russia.
Rohrabacher described theÂ â€œRussia collusionâ€ narrativeÂ as â€œtotal baloney.â€ He said, â€œBy now, everybody knows that this idea that Trump was colluding with the Russians in order to get them to do things like steal the DNC emails and then release them through WikiLeaks, the public knows thatâ€™s just total baloney [and] an excuse. In fact, all theyâ€™re doing is trying to cover up the fact that they themselves are undermining our Constitution by preventing our president from assuming his authority that was given to him by the voters.â€
Rohrabacher spoke of hisÂ meeting with AssangeÂ in August 2017 at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, U.K. He stated, â€œI knew the one man who could prove that it was all baloney was Assange. So I went to see him in London, and he confirmed for me that the Russians did not give him the DNC emails. He had physical proof of that, and he was going to let me see that and have that, but only once, I found an agreement so he wouldnâ€™t get arrested when he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Unfortunately, this was in the middle of having a special prosecutor, [and] any discussion with Trump and myself that mentions Russia will be used as an excuse by that special prosecutor to just quadruple all the areas of investigation into me and into Trump. So it is standing there. Iâ€™ve been waiting because I know that weâ€™re not going to give this special prosecutor any more ammunition than he needs to try to destroy this president.â€
This is not the first time Rep. Dana Rohrabacher has questioned the Russian Narrative. Last year he claimed the Russia investigation was a total con job and called for and he called for an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s ties to Russia.Â Â
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