The Guardian Misleads with the Headline: Donald Trump admits ‘this Russia thing’ part of reasoning for firing Comey

In the 56 second video at the top of this post, The Guardian had an 11 second mini-clip with no context. This 11 seconds (9 Seconds-20 Seconds) includes President Trump saying when he finally decided to “just do it” [presumably fire Comey], he said to himself that the Russia/Trump investigations were an excuse made up by the Democrats for losing an election. Nowhere does he “admit” that this was “part of his reasoning” for firing Comey. The NY Times article, one of the original sources for this story, even admits: “”It is not yet known what became of Mr. Comey’s request, or what role — if any — it played in his firing.” (

MSM Publication: The Guardian / May 11, 2017