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The Plot Against the President (2020)

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Follows the story of the biggest political scandal in U.S. history. Based on Lee Smith's book.


Amanda Milius


Lee Smith (based on the book by)
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Credited cast:
Michael Anton Michael Anton ... Self - Former Deputy National Security Advisor and Communications Director
Mike Cernovich Mike Cernovich ... Self -Author, Filmmaker, Media & Political commentator
Tom Fitton Tom Fitton ... Self - President of Judicial Watch
Matt Gaetz Matt Gaetz ... Self - U.S. Congressman, Florida
Rudy Giuliani ... Self - Former Mayor of New York
Sebastian Gorka ... Self - Former Deputy Assistant to the President
Richard Grenell Richard Grenell ... Self - Former Acting Director of National Intelligence
Kimberly Guilfoyle ... Self - Former Prosecutor, Legal Commentator, and Fox News Host
Jim Jordan ... Self - U.S. Congressman, Ohio
Raheem Kassam ... Self - Journalist and Author
Jack Langer Jack Langer ... Self - Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes
Corey Lewandowski ... Self - Campaign Manager for Donald J. Trump for President, 2016
Edward N. Luttwak ... Self - Author of 'Coup d'√Čtat', Foreign Policy Strategist and Historian
K.T. McFarland K.T. McFarland ... Self - Former Deputy National Security Advisor
Devin Nunes ... Self - U.S. Congressman, California


The true story of how Congressman Devin Nunes uncovered the operation to bring down the President of the United States. Following the book "The Plot Against the President" by investigative journalist Lee Smith, this feature length documentary explores new information and additional interviews as the case unfolds. Most of the world knows about Russiagate, but most American people would not be able to explain exactly what happened, and why it was the biggest political scandal in US history. This film will be a guide, and a basis for which people will understand the events related to this case as they continue to unfold every day. There is no topic more relevant to the current political landscape. This film captures the story directly from the people who lived it, including interviews with sources who won't provide interviews on this topic to any other film or media. Like Lee Smith's book, it will be known as the authoritative version of events, the actual truth, with no spin. The book ...

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12 November 2020 | by flickloverSee all my reviews

I found this documentary by chance because it was not promoted at all upon its release. I get why the major media networks would ignore it. It is very much an indictment if the way that they have behaved in the last 4 years.

It is a very straightforward documentary told from the point of view of congressman Devin Nunes. It chronicles his investigation of the various attempts to link the new Trump administration with collusion with Russia in the 2016 election. It also deals heavily with the framing of General Michael Flynn. The film contends that he was a threat to the intelligence community as the incoming National Security Advisor to the new president. It is pointed out by the very people involved how this man was railroaded and how the FBI obtained FISA warrants through lying and omission. The interviews are very straightforward and informative. It is truly disturbing that the beauracracy can wield the power to ruin someone and undermine a president. But the film takes big issue with the media. How the media was complicit in pushing the narrative of corruption and Russia collusion to hurt President Trump. The way that they took any story that would hurt the President and push it without caring if there was any evidence at all to support the allegations. It is truly disturbing to see a media that is supposed to be a watchdog of the government just push whatever narrative that would hurt a president they hated. I wish the film would have gone deeper and explored the story even more.

I get that most people's opinions on this documentary will depend on their politics but it shouldn't. What seems to have been done here is criminal and shouldn't matter what party you support to see that this whole thing was corrupt and is the kind of thing that shouldn't happen in a free country. Anyone with intelectual honesty should be horrified.

Not be ok with it because you don't like who won in 2016.

Grade: B

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