Trump’s election threw a huge roadblock on the highway to dystopia. Thus, a desperate elitist/leftist attempt ensued to paint all opposition, especially Trump, as Russian lackeys via false accusations and naked propaganda.
If they were successful, his election would be invalidated. Thus, the festivities of the politically and morally corrupt DC machine and their selling out of America for their own gain could continue.
The following article reveals some interesting information regarding one aspect of the plan and its implication.
"Secret FBI Informant In the Maria Butina Case Says He Was Part Of A “Soft Coup” Against President Trump"
It was way more than just a soft coup against Trump.