For over one year, the media and Democrats have desperately searched for evidence of collusion with Russia during Trump’s 2016 campaign.

They believe it is the key to removing Trump from office.

Now the first bombshell evidence of collusion with Russia emerged and no one can believe it.

The collusion did not take place between Trump and Russia.

In fact, it was Facebook that worked with Russia by selling $150,000 worth of ads between 2015 and 2017 to companies that fronted for Russian troll farms.

Tech Crunch reports:

“Following its April post-mortem on its platform’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is out with some juicy new details. Most noteworthy given the public’s intense interest in all things Russian is the fact that potential pro-Kremlin entities apparently purchased as much as $150,000 in political ads on the platform between 2015 and 2017.

As Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos explained in a blog post:

“There have been a lot of questions since the 2016 US election about Russian interference in the electoral process. In April we published a white paper that outlined our understanding of organized attempts to misuse our platform. One question that has emerged is whether there’s a connection between the Russian efforts and ads purchased on Facebook. These are serious claims and we’ve been reviewing a range of activity on our platform to help understand what happened.

“In reviewing the ads buys, we have found approximately $100,000 in ad spending from June of 2015 to May of 2017 — associated with roughly 3,000 ads — that was connected to about 470 inauthentic accounts and Pages in violation of our policies. Our analysis suggests these accounts and Pages were affiliated with one another and likely operated out of Russia.”

In addition to that $100,000, another $50,000 in political ad spending is thought to have loose connections to Russia that suggest Russian origins, including “ads bought from accounts with US IP addresses but with the language set to Russian.”

According to Stamos, the “vast majority” of the ads in question did not explicitly mention candidate names or the presidential race itself. Instead, they focused on a spectrum of wedge issues that were particularly hot leading into the election, including gun rights, immigration, LGBT rights and race. Roughly one quarter of these ads were targeted to particular geographic regions, particularly the ads that ran in 2015. Facebook’s more recent findings mesh with the insights around political misinformation campaigns that it published in April of this year. Perhaps most interesting is the revelation that bots aren’t actually responsible for most of this stuff — the bulk of it appears to be non-automated, coordinated campaigns by human actors.”

Facebook also turned over all information about the ads to Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

The investigations to prove Trump was in league with the Russians or that Moscow “hacked” the election have come up empty.

No one has presented any evidence to back up either claim.

But this new report also throws other monkey wrenches into the Trump-Russia “collusion” narrative.

Facebook reports that most of the ads were issue-generated and only 25 percent ran in targeted areas, most of which was in 2015.

That was long before Trump and Hillary Clinton were their party’s nominees.

It also revealed that the social media campaigns were the work of human actors and not bots.

In fact, the only evidence that Russia “meddled” in the 2016 election was their purchase of issue ads on social media.

We will keep you updated on any new developments in this story.