There was absolutely no collusion, everybody knows it. I’ve been in office for 11 months, for 11 months they’ve had this phony cloud over this administration, over our government, and it has hurt our government.”
“It is a Democrat hoax,” President Trump continued, “that was brought up as an excuse for losing an election that frankly the Democrats should have won because they have such a tremendous advantage in the Electoral College.”
Smith corrected Trump before for “inaccurate” claims about the Russia investigation. In December, Smith stated Flynn’s guilty plea negated Trump’s claim the Russia probe is “fake news.” He also debunked the Hillary Clinton “Uranium One” scandal in November, something President Trump claims as truth which Smith showed as an example of actual fake news.