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Fox News' Shep Smith Brutally Fact-Checks Trump's Russia Investigation Claims

"The president calls it a 'Democratic hoax.' It is not."

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SHEPARD SMITH (HOST): The president of the United States and the prime minister of Norway wrapping up a joint news conference.

Coverage continues on Fox News Channel on satellite and cable. For those of you watching on Fox Network and my local stations, we are going to return you to the regular programming. I'm Shepard Smith, Fox News, New York. Now continuing on Fox News Channel across the country and around the world, the president again calling the Russia investigation a "Democratic hoax." It is not. 

Fox News has been reporting and will continue to report that two people have pleaded guilty, Mike Flynn, the former national security advisor, guilty of lying to the FBI about matters Russia. George Papadopoulos, former Trump foreign policy advisor, guilty of lying to the FBI about communications with people reported to be from the Russian government. Paul Manafort, the campaign manager, Rick Gates, both indicted and the investigation continues reportedly into Trump team ties to Russians and potential money laundering and the rest.

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