The UK's Guardian newspaper seemed to have quite a scoop this week when it published the claim, from unidentified sources, that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had met with Julian Assange in the Ecuador embassy in London on multiple occasions, including in 2016. Here, perhaps, was the smoking gun connecting the Trump campaign with the Democrat emails stolen by Russia and passed to WikiLeaks.
Guardian campaign against WikiLeaks takes another fact-free turn
The Guardian reckons there's a smoking gun connecting the Trump election campaign and WikiLeaks. Only problem is, its own journalism undermines a claim for which there's no evidence.