We are now four years removed from the impetus of the infamous “RussiaGate” conspiracy theory employed by the Democrats in an attempt to delegitimize Donald Trump’s election.
The insinuation was that Trump and his team were working hand-in-hand with the Russian government to somehow “rig” the 2016 election in favor of the New York business mogul.
This prompted a lengthy and controversial investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller, much of which was propagated by a faulty and unverifiable piece of Democratic opposition research known as the Steel Dossier.
Now that Donald Trump is the President, however, the Department of Justice has been investigating the investigators in the case, rebranding the controversy as “ObamaGate” on account of the previous administration’s involvement in the case.
With only a few months left before the 2020 election, Trump is pushing for this counter-probe to pull no punches.
President Trump on Thursday said he hopes U.S. Attorney John Durham, who is investigating the origins of the Russia probe, is “not going to be politically correct” and warned that Attorney General William Barr could go down as “the greatest attorney general” or just “an average guy” — depending on what comes out of the monthslong probe.
During an exclusive interview with FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo, the president was asked about the Durham probe, which the Justice Department has said could yield some results by next month.
“I hope he’s doing a great job, and I hope they’re not going to be politically correct,” Trump said. “Obama knew everything. Vice President Biden, as dumb as he may be, knew everything, and everybody else knew.”
Trump even goaded Attorney General Bill Barr in the process.
“Bill Barr can go down as the greatest attorney general in the history of our country, or he can go down as an average guy. We’ll see what happens,” Trump said.
The president doubled down, saying: “Bill Barr and Durham have a chance to be — Bill Barr is great most of the time, but if he wants to be politically correct, he’ll be just another guy.”
“They have all the answers,” Trump said. “It goes all to Obama, and it goes right to Biden.”
Should the investigation conclude prior to the November election, Donald Trump will likely tout its findings in order to attack his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden.