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Trump Allies Celebrate Disintegration of BuzzFeed’s Fake News Hit

Allies of President Donald Trump are out in full force Friday night, rubbing in the revelation from Special Counsel Robert Mueller that BuzzFeed’s once-thought-to-be-explosive story alleging ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen provided Mueller with evidence that the president instructed him to lie to Congress is false.

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Nolte: Nine Reasons to Be Skeptical of BuzzFeed’s Cohen Report

The media’s latest anti-Trump “bombshell” … … … …  oh, sorry, I nodded off for a moment there — was dropped Thursday night, so let me be the first to welcome you to this weekend’s round of breathless “the walls are closing in on Drumpf” coverage because, you know, they really got him this time.

Michael Cohen, right, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, arrives at federal court with his daughter, Samantha Cohen, for his sentencing for dodging taxes, lying to Congress and violating campaign finance laws in New York on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Exclusive — Ex-BuzzFeed Reporter on BuzzFeed, CNN Fake News Dossier on Trump, Russia: ‘I Would Not Have Made That Decision to Run That’

Rosie Gray, an ex-BuzzFeed reporter who now works at The Atlantic magazine, told Breitbart News exclusively that she disagrees with the decision her old editor, BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith, made to run a fake news dossier against President Donald Trump accusing the then-president-elect of having untoward relations with Russia.

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Buzzfeed Editor Smith Clashes With CNN’s Stelter on Trump Dossier

Sunday on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Brian Stelter debated BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith over BuzzFeed News’ decision to publish an unverified dossier about President-elect Donald Trump and Russia. Partial transcript as follows: STELTER: Were you trying to just get clicks?

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Chuck Todd to BuzzFeed EIC: ‘You Just Published Fake News’

During a discussion of BuzzFeed’s story on a dossier regarding Russia and President-Elect Donald Trump on Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” host Chuck Todd told BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith “you just published fake news.” Todd said BuzzFeed’s decision to

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How Ben Smith Turned BuzzFeed Into a Hate Site

Just before Christmas Eve weekend in December of 2013, a young New York-based communications director fired off a tweet before stepping on a plane to Africa. The tweet was a joke about hoping she didn’t contact AIDS while visiting the

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