Matthews: Trump-Russia Collusion Theory ‘Came Apart’ With Comey Testimony

Thursday during MSNBC’s coverage of former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, “Hardball” host Chris Matthews said in Comey’s testimony accusations that President Donald Trump directly colluded with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election “came apart.” Matthews said, “I think the headlines in terms of wire service coverage he called the president a liar. I think that’s a headline. The reason he memorialized everything, he thought the president would lie about it. He also said I’d like to see any tapes played. If there are any White House tapes, he wants them played. The bigger story, Nicole touched on it there, the assumption of the critics of the president, of his pursuers, you might say, is that somewhere along the line in the last year is the president had something to do with colluding with the Russians, to feeding their desire to affect the election in some way. Some role they played, some conversation with Michael Flynn or Paul Manafort. But yet what came apart was that theory. ” He continued, “Two regards, the president said according to the written tell me of Mr. Comey go ahead and give anybody satellite to my operation

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