Vladimir Putin already realizes that Joe Biden is going to be much tougher on him than Donald Trump ever was. While Trump acted life a fawning fan towards the Russian president, Biden has called him a killer to his face.
The release of today's testimony – and the damning allegations brought forward by Glenn Simpson – brings the president and the entire GOP that much closer to complete collapse.
"Why does this keep happening? Why do we consistently have to get news about the behavior and the meetings and the conversations of the American president from the Russian government?"
The new revelation is the latest sign that, no, Russian election meddling – all to help Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton – is not fake news.
The idea that Trump's own lawyers would know about the explosive emails and the president himself would be left out of the loop is almost impossible to believe.
"This meeting, purportedly in June, in July the Russians start dumping documents helpful to Donald Trump, hurtful to Hillary Clinton."
"Do I think it's appropriate? I think I probably would've done the same thing. I mean, it's opposition research."
It is beyond comprehension that the intelligence community would ever distrust the White House to the extent that it withholds critical intelligence.