The New York Times reports that American spies paid out $100,000 to a shadowy Russian--and received nothing in return. 

The Russian was promising to deliver stolen NSA cyber weapons in a deal that he insisted would also include compromising information about Donald Trump.

The CIA says the report of the payment to the Russian is "fictional".  And President Trump jumped into the fray, tweeting:  "I hope people are now seeing & understand what is going here...DRAIN THE SWAMP'."  

Armstrong & Getty talked with the NY Times' Matt Rosenberg about the story, which he says is one of the weirdest he's ever covered.  

Read Matthew's complete story