Scaramucci met with Kirill Dmitriev, the [Russian Direct Investment Fund’s] chief executive, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland just four days before Trump’s inauguration. Congressional investigators reportedly want to know if they discussed lifting U.S. sanctions against Russia—a policy shift for which Dmitriev has strenuously advocated, according to CNN.
That story blew up and was just another story designed to suggest both Jared Kushner and the President were tied to the Russians through Scaramucci. CNN has now completely retracted the storyafter the damage was done.
That story did not meet CNN’s editorial standards and has been retracted. Links to the story have been disabled. CNN apologizes to Mr. Scaramucci.
The press keeps doing this. They keep telling us stories, letting those stories circulate for days, then retracting them completely. Just amazing.
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