Hack Bill Maher Admits 'Russiagate' Was 'Reported Erroneously' By The Media
We've come to a point in today's political climate where the closest thing to left-centered on television is hack comedian Bill Maher. During his show, 'Real Time With Bill Maher', the late-night host shared a bit of truth between his jabs at former President Trump and his former personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.
During Trump's administration, Democrats and the mainstream media worked in unison to spin a story about Trump-Russia collusion that was later disproven. As time has gone on, we have seen more ugly truths about deep corruption on the left and from within the Department of Justice.
On Friday night, Maher made a confession that the Russian collusion story wasn't all that the media made it out to be. During a panel discussion about the federal agent raid of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan apartment that took place this week, Maher asked his guests, "Is it political payback, is this politics, or is it because what Giuliani and Trump did was unprecedented?"
Liberal author and historian Thomas Frank noted that the Giuliani raid wasn't "unprecedented," citing the Nixon administration and how "a lot of those guys went to jail."
Maher then asked, "But did they involve themselves with other countries?" He then followed up by saying, "I feel like, yes, we play dirty politics, but we always had one rule: no ringers, keep it in the family, do what you do, but don't bring in the guy from Russia."
"Look, a lot of this stuff we found out or we're finding out was reported erroneously," Maher said in reference to Russiagate, Fox News reported.
Maher presented his theory that Trump was "both an idiot and crazy." Maher brought up Trump's quote from the 2016 campaign trail, "Russia, if you're listening, I hope you can find the 33,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press."
"We, like, thought that it had to be more of a conspiracy. It may turn out that most of it really was just what he did in public," Maher said. "When I look back, I'm like 'Wow, we lived through this?'"
The warrant was based on suspicion that Giuliani violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) for lobbying on behalf of Ukraine. FARA requires individuals to notify the State Department if they are acting as a foreign agent.