Sham Congressional Testimony on Alleged Russian US Election Meddling

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Sham Congressional Testimony on Alleged Russian US Election Meddling

by Stephen Lendman

Since US intelligence community accusations surfaced last year, not a shred of evidence was provided corroborating baseless claims.

None exists. No Russian US election hacking occurred. America's intelligence community lied claiming otherwise – part of longstanding Russia bashing, along with an attempt to delegitimize Trump's electoral triumph.

Monday's Senate subcommittee testimony focused on bashing Russia irresponsibly, along with denigrating short-lived Trump national security advisor Michael Flynn over contacts with Russia – what never would have been a contentious issue had they been with a US ally.

Fired acting attorney general Sally Yates, saying "(t)o state the obvious, you don't want your national security adviser compromised (by) the Russians" never would have come up about similar contacts with Western countries or others allie
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