During her weekly appearance on MSNBC’s AM Joy, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) went after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for his slavish devotion to Donald Trump, saying the Senate Judiciary Committee chair is “in bed with the president.”
Speaking with host Joy Reid, Waters expressed disgust with Graham’s intentions on going after Justice Department officials who investigated the president and proceeded to call him out.
“If you’re referring to Lindsey Graham, you know that his word cannot be trusted,” the fiery Waters explained. “Remember when he used to be a friend of John McCain’s and remember when he turned on him?”
“I don’t know where he would go with this except to say he’s now in bed with the president of the United States of America and whatever he does now is about protecting this president no matter what he does,” she continued. “And so Lindsey does not have any real credibility and I pay no attention to what he has to say.”
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Tommy Hicks Jr. isn’t in government, but he’s a longtime pal of the president’s son. That has put him in the room when the administration talks China and 5G policy, and it lets him help others — including one friend who had $143 million riding on the outcome.
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South Korean fighter jets fire 400 warning shots at Russian military plane
South Korean fighter jets fired nearly 400 warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace, with Seoul warning of a far stronger reaction if a breach reoccurs.
The Russian A-50 early warning and control aircraft breached South Korean airspace twice off its east coast, the defence ministry official said, forcing the air force to scramble fighters.
Moscow denied any of its military aircraft had violated South Korean airspace, saying its planes had carried out planned drills over international waters.
But Seoul said a warplane entered South Korean airspace near the disputed Dokdo islets -- which are also claimed by Japan -- the first such violation since Korean War hostilities ended in 1953.