President Trump's steady stream of anti-"witch hunt" tweets continued on Thursday, but just before once again calling out the "Rigged Witch Hunt," he took a moment to remind his followers that the only solid evidence of "collusion" with any Russian-connected intelligence sources involves the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee.
Quoting conservative Graham Ledger of the Daily Ledger, Trump tweeted: "There has been no evidence whatsoever that Donald Trump or the campaign was involved in any kind of collusion to fix the 2016 election. In fact the evidence is the opposite, that Hillary Clinton & the Democrats colluded with the Russians to fix the 2016 election."
Ledger is referencing the infamous Steele Dossier, which was funded by the Clinton campaign and the DNC, relied on alleged Russian sources for some of its "still unverified" allegations, and was integral in triggering investigations into Trump's associates and starting the Russian collusion narrative.
Earlier this year, Republican Congressman Devin Nunes (CA) released his declassified intelligence memo that alleges that the FBI used the Steele dossier without fully revealing that it was funded by Democrats in an attempt to spy on people connected to the Trump campaign. Speaking with Fox News in March, Nunes made the same argument as Ledger.
"We know exactly who was getting information from the Russians," said the congressman. "It was the Hillary Clinton campaign. They were getting information from the Russians, dirt on Trump to use in a campaign. That’s the very thing that for a year and a half we’ve been trying to investigate — whether or not the Trump campaign was trying to get dirt against Hillary Clinton from the Russians? We have no evidence of that."
Trump followed his tweeted quote Thursday with some of his own thoughts on the matter: "This is an illegally brought Rigged Witch Hunt run by people who are totally corrupt and/or conflicted. It was started and paid for by Crooked Hillary and the Democrats. Phony Dossier, FISA disgrace and so many lying and dishonest people already fired. 17 Angry Dems? Stay tuned!"