The biggest story in American politics continues to revolve around what role Russia played in the 2016 presidential election. Despite Donald Trump and the White House denying any wrongdoing, one host on Fox News isn't too convinced.

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Not long after Donald Trump announced his plan to run for president back in the summer of 2015, he was forced to deal with growing speculation surrounding the alleged illegal activity of his campaign. As time moved on, questions were raised as to whether or not Trump had dealings with foreign nations due to his international business history.

With Trump refusing to criticize Russian President Vladimir Putin on the campaign trail, and by not releasing his tax returns, many wondered what was going on behind the scenes in regards to the former host of "The Apprentice" and the Kremlin. Just prior to Trump's nomination at the Republican National Convention last summer, then campaign manager Paul Manafort was forced to resign after having his financial ties to Russia made public. Since then, various past and present members of the campaign, and now administration, have been linked to Russia in one way or another. The latest drama surrounding the current investigation into Russian election interference revolves around Cater Page, an American oil industry consultant who had been a top foreign policy adviser to the president during his campaign.

Page has come under fire for his recent testimony on the matter, which was highlighted during a Fox News segment on November 7.

During a Tuesday broadcast on Fox News, host Shepard Smith ripped into the current state of the White House in regards to their denial of Russian interference, as well as the remarks given by Carter Page.

While speaking to network contributor Catherine Herridge, and later Andrew Napolitano, about the timeline of Cater's meetings with Russian officials, Smith wasted no time calling out Russia for their hacking of the election, in a move that breaks from the usual sediment found on Fox News.

"Carter Page, who said he didn’t meet with any Russians, now admits the Russians paid for his trip, he stayed in a modest hotel that the Russians paid for," Shepard Smith pointed out.

"He said it wasn’t about campaign matters," he said of Page.

"He (Carter Page) said he got incredible insights from the Russians he met," Shepard Smith continued. "Among those, the Russian deputy prime minister and senior government officials," he noted, stating, "he was aware of the meetings with representatives of the Kremlin." Not stopping there, the Fox News host sent a warning to the American people that they should "no matter what your politics are, be interested that the Russians are trying to hijack our democracy."

Next up

As even some on the more conservative Fox News acknowledge that Russia hacked into the United States election, it doesn't appear that the White House will be coming clean anytime soon. With Donald Trump currently taking part in a 12-day foreign trip to Asia, only time will tell what the Russian investigation will find by the time he returns home.