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Hannity: Documents Will Prove ‘Trump-Russia Collusion Was Always A Hoax’

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David Krayden Ottawa Bureau Chief

Sean Hannity is predicting the release of 2016 documents this week that will show the Russia collusion conspiracy theory was “always a hoax from the get-go.”

The Fox News nighttime host was holding forth on his Monday night “Hannity” monologue, suggesting the swath of documents contain explosive information.

“At this hour, your Federal Government is in possession of transcripts from 2016 featuring secretly recorded conversations between FBI informants and one-time Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos,” Hannity told his audience. (RELATED: Hannity: Sources Say DOJ Investigation Into Possible FISA Abuse Is ‘Devastating’)

“According to those who have seen these transcripts, its contents are chock-full of clear, irrefutable, incontrovertible, exculpatory evidence proving the Trump-Russia collusion was always a hoax from the get-go.”

Hannity also referred to the testimony of former Obama Attorney General Loretta Lynch before the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees that she never instructed former FBI Director James Comey to call the probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server a “matter” and not an “investigation.”

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch (C) speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice on March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. At left is FBI Director James Comey. Lynch announced the unsealing of an indictment of seven Iranians on computer hacking charges. / AFP / Mandel Ngan (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Then-US Attorney General Loretta Lynch (C) speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice on March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. At left is then-FBI Director James Comey. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

“Comey said just the opposite,” said Hannity. “One of them is lying. Who lied to Congress? Who committed the crime under oath? It would be a serious violation.”

Georgia Republican Rep. Doug Collins released a transcript of Lynch’s testimony Monday.

Hannity alluded to a weekend interview with former South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy, who called the forthcoming documents “game-changing.”

He explained:

Some of us have been fortunate enough to know whether or not those transcripts exist. But they haven’t been made public, and I think one, in particular … has the potential to actually persuade people. Very little in this Russia probe I’m afraid is going to persuade people who hate Trump or love Trump. But there is some information in these transcripts that has the potential to be a game-changer if it’s ever made public.

Former South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy on Fox News “Sunday Morning Futures,” May 19, 2019. YouTube screen capture

Hannity urged that “this material must be made available … because if Comey, Strzok, the highest level officials … the upper echelon, the Intel community were withholding exculpatory evidence, let me tell you this is bigger than we ever thought.”(RELATED: Documents Show Steele Dossier Was Just Political Mud-Slinging For Clinton Campaign)

“It means the of premeditated fraud, conspiracy against the FISA court, that means there was a real attempt to steal a presidential election with Russian lies paid for by Hillary [Clinton] and an effort when they lost, to unseat a duly elected president of you, the people. Much worse than we ever knew.”

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