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Donald Trump Floats Demented New Conspiracy Theory Involving Democrats, Russia and the FBI

Another day, another paranoid, fact-free allegation on social media.

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President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that the infamous “pee-pee tape” dossier that alleged he got a “golden shower” from Russian prostitutes was concocted by a conspiracy between the Democratic Party, the FBI, and the Russian government.

“Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Who paid for it, Russia, the FBI or the Dems (or all)?”

The dossier, which was compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele, alleges that the Russian government has been cultivating Trump as a potential asset for years. Although the dossier’s allegations about Trump’s sexual activities in Russia have not been verified, some of its other allegations are apparently being taken seriously by special counsel Robert Mueller, who has been tasked with investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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Brad Reed is a writer living in Boston. His work has previously appeared in the American Prospect Online, and he blogs frequently at Sadly, No!.
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