With Rudy Giuliani back in Ukraine looking for political dirt for the president, some Republicans on the Hill keep pushing a debunked talking point that came from Russia. Robert Costa reacts. Read more
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Sunday became the latest Republican to claim Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election ― a theory peddled by Russian officials and discredited by the U.S. intelligence community. Read more...
A week after Meet the Press host Chuck Todd accused Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) of pushing Russian propaganda on Ukraine, the NBC News anchor forcefully confronted GOP Sen. Ted Cruz over the Texas lawmaker's belief that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election. With the House of Representatives heading towards an impeachment vote, Cruz argued on Sunday that Democrats haven't yet proven that the president violated any laws, insisting that Trump was just concerned about "investigating corruption" when he pressured Ukraine to announce an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden. "What I don't understand is why do you believe that if an American is committing corruption we should have a foreign government to announce an investigation," Todd wondered aloud. "Is that appropriate or do you go to American authorities?" Read more at The Daily Beast.
Republican Senators - who probably know better - are falsely suggesting that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election in order to appease the president. Presidential candidate Cory Booker weighs in. Read more
Republican Sen. John Kennedy said he's done talking about Ukraine, days after stirring up a controversy with his on-again, off-again, on-again theories about whether Ukraine meddled in the 2016 US election.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday said he is "1,000% confident" that Russia, not Ukraine, meddled in the 2016 US presidential election, breaking from President Donald Trump and others in his party who have pushed the discredited conspiracy theory.