Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway has confirmed rumors that BuzzFeed’s “bombshell” report on the Russia collusion investigation is a dud.
The media eagerly picked up BuzzFeed’s sensational revelation that President Trump directed his former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. But now, the claim has been denied by special counsel Robert Mueller himself.
Hemingway characterized Mueller’s response as an “utter slap down,” and said the BuzzFeed story is just the latest example of “explosive claims” that turn out to have nothing behind them.
After all, it was BuzzFeed that released the fraudulent dossier supposedly proving Russian collusion. But Hemingway cautioned, “It’s not just BuzzFeed’s problem, it’s actually a lot of other people’s problem too for being so gullible.”
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