Democrats have been working overtime to discredit the newly released emails ostensibly showing that Hunter Biden introduced his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden, to an executive at the corrupt Ukrainian gas firm Burisma one year before Joe Biden pressured the Ukrainian president to fire a prosecutor investigating Burisma. On Sunday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) cooked up yet another Russia conspiracy theory in order to dismiss evidence of Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s corruption. On Monday, Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe debunked Schiff’s claim.
Schiff, notorious for pushing the narrative that Trump colluded with Russia in the 2016 election, seems intent to vindicate his Russia conspiracies.
“We know that this whole smear on Joe Biden comes from the Kremlin,” Schiff said on CNN. “That’s been clear for well over a year now that they’ve been pushing this false narrative about this vice president and his son.”
Ratcliffe emphatically denied this assertion.
“It’s funny that some of the people who complain the most about intelligence being politicized are the ones politicizing the intelligence,” Ratcliffe quipped. “Unfortunately, it is Adam Schiff who said the intelligence community believes the Hunter Biden laptop and emails on it are part of a Russian disinformation campaign.”
“Let me be clear: the intelligence community doesn’t believe that because there is no intelligence that supports that,” the DNI told Maria Bartiromo on Fox News Monday morning. “And we have shared no intelligence with Adam Schiff or any member of Congress.” Read more…