Obama Deputy Ben Rhodes Trips Over Himself Denying Ties To Steele Dossier (VIDEO)

A reporter named Nicholas Ballasy recently spoke to former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes about the Steele Dossier. Ballasy asked about the Obama administration’s role in the dossier and the Russia conspiracy.

Rhodes was clearly uncomfortable with the line of questions.

The Federalist reports:

Watch Ben Rhodes Squirm When Asked If Obama’s WH Was Involved In FBI Investigation Of Trump

Ben Rhodes, former deputy of national security for President Obama, told journalist Nicholas Ballasy that the Obama administration was unaware and uninvolved in the FBI’s investigation into then-candidate Donald Trump.

“Literally, I learned about the investigation into Trump as a private citizen in the freaking Washington Post,” Rhodes said.

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When asked about the dossier, Rhodes insisted he had nothing to do with.

“I saw it—I heard about it at the very end in 2017. We weren’t, like, involved in commissioning the dossier. We learned about it when it was in the report that was appended to the report that went to Congress at the end of the administration,” he said.

While Rhodes maintains the Obama administration’s innocence, unredacted copies of text messages suggest otherwise. Former FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page served on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation when their anti-Trump text messages were leaked. “The White House is running this,” one text read.

Watch the interview below:

Jack Posobiec notes some of the obvious problems with the argument Rhodes is making here:

The Obama administration definitely need to answer some questions here.

 

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