Solomon made the accusations on Tuesday's edition of Breitbart News Daily with Alex Marlow. In the show, he described the “Russian collusion delusion” generated by the Democrats and forwards by news media as examples of possible future operations directed at Americans.
“In chapter ten, the final chapter, we talk about the information warfare that’s now being engaged on our own American people,” Solomon said. “So these weapons that the defense agencies and intelligence agencies developed to create mayhem in other countries – our enemies, to destabilize countries that we’re at war with – are now being turned upon the American people.”
Since he was elected in 2016, President Donald Trump has been hounded by accusations that he colluded with Russia to get the latter to interfere on his behalf. The story, according to left-leaning media outlets, is that Trump had met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and asked the latter to help him get elected.
While Trump did offer praise to Putin during his campaign, he denied ever having met the Russian president.
Despite, this both media and politicians on the left have continued to push the narrative, even going after people close to the Trump, including his 2016 campaign manager Paul Manafort. The latter was a person of interest during the Special Counsel investigation that looked into supposed Russian interference into the 2016 election.
Manafort was later indicted by a grand jury and arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as part of Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign.
Cracks in the narrative started to appear, however, with sources beginning to come out stating that everything was just created by Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Obama administration.
“This narrative was always pushed by the Hillary campaign, and it was executed by the Obama administration,” said conservative commentator Mark Levin to Breitbart in a report last year. “This is the big untold story. The White House had to know about it. It was in the newspapers. The Oval Office had to have been briefed on it.”
As part of this, Levin explained that Robert Mueller's supposed investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election was always grounded in a smear campaign against Trump. (Related: Mark Levin: Trump-Russia collusion hoax ‘executed by the Obama administration.’)
Solomon's book and his Breitbart interview shed more light on how U.S. intelligence agencies were used to continue the narrative against Trump. More importantly, he calls out the fact that few, if any, have faced the consequences for this.
“A couple of guys got fired, a couple of people have been shamed in the court, but without criminal prosecution and long prison time, some FBI agent, some CIA agent, [or] some dirty political operative hired by a campaign is going to continue to create false realities, and this American democracy is going to be hijacked in ways that I fear is bad for the future of our country,” he stated.
More importantly, Solomon warned that this use of U.S. intelligence agencies against Americans would continue, regardless of the administration, if it weren't nipped in the bud.
“The only way that we’re going to stop that trend very quickly is … if people get severely punished in the aftermath of the Russia collusion delusion,” he said. “If John Durham doesn’t indict people and make this painful, the temptation to do this time and again – whether you’re a Republican administration or a Democratic administration – is going to go through the roof, and we’re going to suddenly lose what makes American democracy and this constitutional republic so amazing.”