Fox host attempts to dismiss Trump's ties to Russia by claiming it stemmed from Clinton

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From the May 19 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): That book Shattered, which came out a couple weeks ago, that detailed the loss of Hillary Clinton, in that book the authors talk about how the day after Hillary Clinton lost, what they were going to do. They all got together in a room and said, "OK now what are we going to do? You know what, let's push this Russia thing. There's nothing to it. But let's go ahead and push it, because we've gotten some traction in the press and with the rumors," which she's talking about, "so let's push that."

Previously:

Trump Team Uses Debunked Right-Wing Media Smear To Deflect From Russia Scandals

Trump And Fox Both Attempt "Look Over Here" Strategy To Deflect From Russia Controversy

Bill O'Reilly: The Media Is Trying To Link Trump To Russia So The "Election Will Be Perceived As Invalid"

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Government, National Security & Foreign Policy
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Fox News Channel
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Hillary Clinton, Steve Doocy
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FOX & Friends
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