Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–November 16, 2016
Kudos where kudos is due. Although Graham is a neo-con, who has an interest in undermining Russia, a congressional investigation is needed into the alleged blatant interference of a foreign power in out elections. Specifically, against one side and to elect their choice for president. Nixon had burglars break into the DNC to plant bugs in 1972. Putin apparently had hackers do the job. The result here is worse as the burglars were stopped before they could obtain, and release, any information. And the connection between Russia and the Trump campaign continue to remain unclear. We need to know whether this election was “rigged.” And we can’t trust the Comey-led FBI to do the job. Democrats need to join Graham and hammer away at this.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday said he wants Senate hearings to investigate whether Russian President Vladimir Putin interfered in the U.S. election, casting doubts on President-elect Donald Trump’s desire to improve relations with Russia.
“Assuming for a moment that we do believe that the Russian government was controlling outside organizations that hacked into our election, they should be punished,” Graham told reporters on Capitol Hill. “Putin should be punished.”
U.S. officials have said the Kremlin was responsible for hacking into Democratic National Committee computers over the summer and releasing information that damaged Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
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