Anti-Trump ‘Smoking Gun’ Turns Out To Be A DUD

Once again, a supposed big break in the drive to destroy President Trump over “collusion” with the Russians during the 2016 campaign stands exposed as nothing more than bad reporting. Plus, the professionalism of the FBI looks compromised by anti-Trump bias.

The media went berserk Friday on news that former Trump confidante Mike Flynn had copped a plea deal with special counsel Bob Mueller. All the usual suspects launched an orgy of speculation on what beans Flynn “must” have spilled.

It all went into overdrive when ABC’s Brian Ross reported that Flynn had been instructed to reach out to Moscow during the campaign: This seemed to be the long-awaited proof of collusion with Vladimir Putin against Hillary Clinton.

Except that Ross retracted the claim hours later: The reach-out was only after Election Day, when any president-elect is expected to start connecting with other world leaders, US-friendly or not.

Read more at the New York Post.