Fox Information’ Man Benson criticized the media for persevering with to hammer the Russia collusion narrative, this time on the expense of Nationwide Hockey League star Alexander Ovechkin.
“For some people who find themselves so emotionally invested within the reverse final result, it looks as if they’re simply determined to deliver the Russia story again. Regardless of how farcical, together with casting aspersions on the Stanley Cup champion groups captain being underneath the identical roof because the president. It is ludicrous,” Benson instructed “Fox & Associates” Wednesday.
The Washington Capitals, the reigning Stanley Cup champions, visited the White Home Monday to have a good time their championship with President Trump.
Ovechkin, the crew’s captain and playoff MVP, is Russian. Two of his teammates are Russian and he has up to now mentioned he supported his house nation and President Vladimir Putin.
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The New York Occasions wrote an article Monday concerning the go to with the headline: “Washington’s Most In style Russian (and His Teammates) Honored on the White Home.” The story made point out of the favored hockey star’s relationship to Putin.
“[Ovechkin] has some relationship with Vladimir Putin. He was within the Trump White Home and a few media shops determined that that was worthy of a headline and a narrative, which is past parody frankly,” Benson mentioned.
The co-host of Fox Information Radio’s “Benson & Harf” additionally famous Democrats proceed to name for the complete Mueller report back to be launched, a notion he supported, however they need to not anticipate any completely different conclusions than what Legal professional Basic William Barr launched in a four-page abstract Sunday.
“If Barr have been in any manner distorting the basic discovering of no collusion I believe we’d have heard from Robert Mueller already, he is corrected the report just a few occasions when he looks like issues are unfair,” Benson mentioned. “If somebody on the very prime of the federal government have been misrepresenting what he discovered on collusion I believe he would say one thing about it and he hasn’t.”
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Benson believes that Democrats and the media now have quite a bit to reply for and a few are “clinging” to the notion President Trump was colluding with Russia.
“So a few of them are clinging. And others are pretending like this by no means even occurred,” Benson mentioned.
“The Democratic Social gathering I believe has quite a bit to reply for. However as we have been speaking about on the air for the previous couple of days the media I believe has been worse and that is the place you are seeing a whole lot of damaged hearts during the last couple of days individuals actually grappling with a tough actuality that the president is actually legitimately elected and never a Russian plant.”