FEATURING NORMAN SOLOMON – First the National Security Advisor and now the Attorney General. Just weeks after Michael Flynn stepped down from the Trump cabinet, Jeff Sessions is facing calls for resignation. Both Flynn and Sessions were apparently lying about corresponding with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before Trump took office. Mr. Sessions has now recused himself from any investigations into the role of Russia in US elections. It should be noted that Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner also met with Kislyak.
Russia has responded by saying that the heightened scrutiny of Trump and his cabinet’s dealings are the result of anti-Russia hysteria. Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told the press, “all this is very much reminiscent of a witch hunt and the McCarthyism era which we all thought was long gone.” Indeed Lavrov makes a point. But others counter, where there’s so much smoke, there’s got to be fire.
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Norman Solomon, coordinator of RootsAction.org, and Executive Director of the Institute for Public Accuracy.