The issues have suffered such chaotification here that it is hard to make sense of anything, but surely the obvious possibility that several different groups conspired to get Trump elected can’t be rejected out of hand. The obvious action of Comey is one such. And the efforts of Putin, assisted by Assange, do indeed appear to have influenced the american election. Hedges perhaps misses the point that in many ways this manipulated election was fraudulent and that Trump does indeed not deserve to take office.
The declassified document is intended primarily to be a weapon for use in internal politics. If the establishment can discredit Trump, it can get rid of him.