How the right embraced the false claim that Hillary Clinton ‘spied’ on President Donald Trump
On Feb. 7, former Trump administration aide Kash Patel aired an interview with his former boss on Epoch Times TV. Former president Donald Trump predicted there would be “a lot coming” from special counsel John Durham and that Durham would “fully expose” Democratic efforts to tie his campaign to Russia.
“All of the things they said about me and Russia — it was them and Russia,” Trump said. “It was them and Russia, they worked with Russia.”
Four days later, in a filing that appeared in electronic federal court records shortly before midnight, Durham...