Fox & Friends' Pete Hegseth speculates that "maybe it was Bruce Ohr who was actually flipped by the Russians"

Fox & Friends' Pete Hegseth speculates that "maybe it was Bruce Ohr who was actually flipped by the Russians"

Hegseth: Ohr has "done more to help the Russians’ influence on our democracy than this oligarch ever did"

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From the September 2 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends Sunday:

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PETE HEGSETH (CO-HOST): I’m going to go with a Fox News speculation alert here. Maybe it was Bruce Ohr who was actually flipped by the Russians. 

ED HENRY (CO-HOST): Yeah. And don't forget --

HEGSETH: Just saying. Total speculation, I have no evidence. The point is he’s done more to help the Russians’ influence on our democracy than this oligarch ever did. It’s --

HENRY: And by the way his wife worked for Fusion GPS as a Russia expert, he didn't disclose --

HEGSETH: Of course. Like --

HENRY: He didn’t disclose that to a lot of people, a conflict of interest that’s a real problem.

HEGSETH: It’s all absurd. 

Related:

NY Times: Agents Tried to Flip Russian Oligarchs. The Fallout Spread to Trump

Previously:

Fox's Brian Kilmeade: After the 2016 election, the FBI tried to "put a plan in place to take out the president"

Fox's Pete Hegseth: There is a "bureaucratic conspiracy" against Trump

Conservative media want you to believe Trump has been “tough” on Russia. They’re not telling the full story.

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