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McCain doubles down on calls for select committee to investigate Russia's involvement in election

Sen. John McCain on Sunday doubled down on his call for a select committee to investigate Russia's role in the presidential election while dismissing comments from Donald Trump about the matter.

"We need to get to the bottom of this. We need to find out what was done," the Arizona Republican said on CNN's "State of the Union."

"There's no doubt they were interfering, and no doubt there was a cyber attack."

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McCain said while he hasn't heard Trump criticize Russian President Vladimir Putin, he suspects that "reality is going to intercede at one point or another."

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"The fact is that they're hacking every single day in other areas of our military and other aspects of American life, and we have no strategy, nor do we have any policy toward that," he said.

"This is serious business," McCain said.

"If they're able to do harm to the electoral process, then they can destroy democracy."



the rest:
http://thehill.com/homenews/news/310924-mccain-calls-for-select-committee-to-investigate-russias-involvement-in

This would make a good billboard within view of Trump Tower.


https://twitter.com/MikkoAlanne/status/810300040593829888
https://twitter.com/emptywheel/status/810313318007193600

Trump Featured on Russian Nesting Doll in Red Square---Right alongside Lenin and Putin.


http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/46702_Photo_of_the_Day-_Donald_Trump_Featured_on_Russian_Nesting_Doll_in_Red_Square

Intel expert: 10 years ago Trump would have faced a treason trial after being co-opted by Putin

Appearing on MSNBC’s AM Joy, an intelligence expert flatly stated that 10 years ago President-elect Donald Trump would be facing a treason trial instead of his inauguration over his embrace of Russian strongman Vladimir Putin..

With host Joy Reid warning that Trump might turn Voice of America into a “Putin-like media outlet,” guest Malcolm Nance said the problem goes far beyond that.


“I’m not sure he (Trump) has heard of Voice of America, that’s not a joke,” Nance said. “Let’s not laugh at it, it’s actually scary. But for the most part, if he finds out that he can have his own version of Russia Today, his own version of Sputnik, two propaganda arms that took over from the Soviet Union’s Pravda, it could be exceptionally damaging.”

“But I want to come to a point that was made a little bit earlier,” he added. “When did all of this happen to Donald Trump, right? He met Gorbachev. He was a big supporter of glasnost. At some point, he was co-opted by Vladimir Putin. and that means he bought into and embraced the dictatorial ideology that was done by a spy master of the KGB. Ten years ago, 20 years ago, there would be treason trials. I would like to bring one point up. because long ago there was a guy named Yuri Bezmenov, a KGB officer, and he wrote,’This is who the KGB targeted and recruited, egocentric people who lack moral principles and who are too greedy or who suffer from exaggerated self-importance. These are the people the KGB wants and finds easiest to recruit.'”

“Vladimir Putin went to the Yuri Andropov school of intelligence, he learned how to manipulate people, and at some point we need to find out when did Donald Trump’s ideology shift from western capitalism to Russian authoritarianism,” Nance concluded.



VIDEO & MORE:
http://www.rawstory.com/2016/12/intelligence-expert-10-years-ago-trump-would-have-faced-a-treason-trial-after-being-co-opted-by-putin/#.WFWcIbDw4Co.twitter

Merriam-Webster mocks Trump for typo


MORE:
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/310886-merriam-webster-mocks-trump-for-typo

Putin's Poodle...

Dept. of Tweety Bird...


http://www.truthdig.com/cartoon/item/guess_what_20161216

Too Many "Things"


http://www.caglecartoons.com/viewimage.asp?ID={F161042A-2923-47B4-BC45-670D7BC4EE37}

Hey Trump supporters! Did you get your holiday card from your heroes yet?


http://realamericanliberal.blogspot.com/2016/12/hey-trump-supporters-did-you-get-your.html

nailed it:

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