One Trick Pony: Adam Schiff Blames Hunter Biden Email Story on... Wait for It... Russia
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"The president is only too happy to have the Kremlin help..."
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He's back. And he's singing the same old song.

He changes the lyrics up a bit, every once in a while but the song remains the same: it's "Russia's fault." It doesn't matter what "it" is, as Rep. Adam Schiff (D-TDS) sees it — just as long as it suits his purpose.

And what suits the purpose of the House Intelligence Committee chairman this time is blaming the growing scandal of email revelations on a laptop allegedly belonging to Hunter Biden on a smear campaign coming "from the Kremlin."

Among the revelations in the trove of emails, as reported by Fox News, is information that Hunter Biden purportedly introduced "the big guy" — his dad Joe Biden — to a top executive at Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings in 2015. Another email reportedly outlines a payout plan for Hunter Biden as part of a deal with a Chinese energy company.

Fox News said it has not independently verified reporting by the New York Post, who first broke the story, but also said the network had spoken to one of the people who was copied on the email about the Chinese energy firm, who confirmed its authenticity.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson elaborated on the verified source on his program on Friday night: "We received non-public information proving conclusively, the laptop was Hunter Biden's."

Nonetheless, Schiff is on the same mission he's been on for four years: "Russia!" During a Friday appearance on CNN's "The Situation Room," Schiff told host Wolf Blitzer he knows "this whole smear" comes from "the Kremlin."

"We know that this whole smear on Joe Biden comes from the Kremlin. 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."

Despite the "fact" that "we know" the "whole smear" comes from "the Kremlin," Schiff also complained to Blitzer how concerned he is that he "hasn't gotten much from the intelligence…
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