Another Russia collusion story falls apart

Power Line:
DEMOCRATS’ RUSSIA STORY HITS ANOTHER DEAD END

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The Times says there is no indication that Cohen even replied to Sater’s emails. In any event, the Moscow project was investigated briefly and, the Times says, dropped. The Trump organization has properties in 11 countries, and Russia isn’t one of them. So the story is what? A Russian immigrant who didn’t work for Trump had a vision of making Donald Trump look good (and making himself a lot of money) via a business deal with the Russians, which Trump’s people never followed up on. It’s like a joke with no punch line.
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I think the Times has to know these stories are not the basis for a claim of collusion, but it is their way of keeping the narrative alive for the Democrats who must be getting depressed about the lack of support for their argument.

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