Sen. Claire McCaskill has no room to criticize Jeff Sessions for meeting with Russian ambassador

Sen. Claire McCaskill has no room to criticize Jeff Sessions for meeting with Russian ambassador
UNITED STATES - MAY 23: Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., participates in the news conference to announce "bipartisan, bicameral legislation to combat sexual assaults in the military by holding perpetrators accountable and better protecting survivors." 2013. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Maybe it would make sense to give members of Congress a lie detector test to find out if there’s anyone in the legislative branch who hasn’t met with the Russian ambassador. Former senator and current Attorney General Jeff Sessions is taking heat for having failed to tell a Senate panel that he met with the Russian ambassador twice in 2016.

But Sessions is not the only senator, past or present, who is guilty of that “crime.” In fact, one of Sessions’s former colleagues who is currently taking him to task for his perfidy committed the same transgression — and more than once, it appears. The culprit is Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who tweeted this morning:

If she was going to take to Twitter with her j’accuse, maybe McCaskill should have been more circumspect about her tweeting history. If she had glanced through her past tweets, she might have recalled posting this one in 2013:

Or this one in 2015:

Glass houses, Senator?

(h/t Alex Griswold, Mediaite)

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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