On Fox, Ron Johnson Explains to Mark Levin What Chuck Todd Didn't Want to Hear

NewsBusters | 10/21/2019 | Staff
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On the October 20 edition of Life, Liberty & Levin on the Fox News Channel, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) explained what NBC's Chuck Todd didn't want to hear two weeks before about attempts to sabotage Donald Trump's election inside the federal government. Todd yelled at Johnson to stop this "Fox News conspiracy propaganda stuff."

"Chuck Todd cut me off when I started talking about the December 15, 2016 text from Peter Strzok to Lisa Page," the senator recalled. Levin, by contrast, read from a text message between the two powerful Justice Department officials who hated Trump.

MARK - LEVIN - December - Text - Peter

MARK LEVIN: December 15, 2016 text from Peter Strzok to Lisa Page, quote, "Think our sisters," that would be the CIA --"

SEN. RON JOHNSON: Intelligence agencies, right.

LEVIN - Mad

LEVIN: " ...have begun leaking like mad, scorned and worried and political. They're kicking into overdrive."

JOHNSON: Again, this is during the transition, a little bit more than a month after the election. Six days before that is the first story that breaks and the CIA has actually attributed this leak.

LEVIN - Story - December - Boston - Globe

LEVIN: The story is December 9, 2016, Boston Globe -- Washington Post headline, "CIA: Russia tried to help Trump win." "The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency." Is that what you're talking about?

LEVIN: This document here?

JOHNSON - Days - Days - Leaks - News

JOHNSON: Yes, in just 125 days, 126 days, there were 125 leaks into the news media. Sixty two of those had to do with national security, and that compares to in the same time period, nine in the Bush administration and eight under Obama. Sixty two national security leaks.

And this is where this whole narrative began back in December with Trump, you know, the campaign being aided by Russia and then finally turning into Trump colluded with Russia to steal...
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