Skip to comments.Dick Cheney: Russian Election Interference Possibly ‘Act of War’
Posted on 03/28/2017 8:45:39 AM PDT by usafa92
Former Vice President Dick Cheney says Russia's alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election could be interpreted by some as an "act of war."
"There was a very serious effort made by Mr. Putin and his government, his organization, to interfere in major ways with our basic, fundamental democratic processes," Cheney said, referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin. "In some quarters that would be considered an act of war."
Cheney's statement comes at a time when both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees are investigating alleged Russian meddlin in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power.
U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that Russia conducted a covert hacking operation to undermine the U.S. election process, which evolved into an attempt to help Trump win the White House. They also believe with "a high level of confidence" that Putin became personally involved in the campaign to interfere in the election.
Cheney's comments came up in the context of him speaking about the changing nature of the U.S. -Russia relationship being a threat to U.S. security and globalization.
In his speech to the Economic Times Global Business Summit in the Indian city of New Delhi on Monday, Cheney listed off some of Putin's recent actions as examples of how he believes Russia is flexing its muscles as a global power.
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What a joke he is now. Get lost!!
I used to like Cheney. But the whole Bush Administration is severely tainted.
All oppositional powers engage in this kind of stuff. They do, we do and it has nothing to do with the real outcome.
Never forget, Chaney is a Bushbot.
Now Cheney is aligning with the Democrats, who also want a war with Russia.
Stay in politics long enough, and you’ll see everything.
This contribution by Cheney does not seem to be helpful.
The good thing about this is it gives a sense of how easy it is to be taken in by politicians.
You can bet your ass that the only “in” this man has been “in on” in the last 8 years was doled out to him by Obama.
Couple that with the manure spoon fed to him by the Bush family in the run up to setting Jeb! up for the next win and what you have is an old, old man seriously deluded.
Whatever respect I had for him is now gone.
What happened with those WMD’s?
You can bet you last dollar if Hillary would have won, NONE of this B.S. would be discussed by either party...
Cheney is as guilty as everyone else that has their hands in Russia...so he might want to remember this...
Members of The GOPe and NWO.
Life has it's disappointments I am sorry to say.
How many countless elections did the USA try to tip over the years?
Of course the Saudis and Chinese didn’t try to fund anyone?
FakeNews keeping their propaganda alive.
It must be hard to do when all the evidence points to the Democrats being influenced by the Russians and Putin.
The days of listening to draft-dodging war-mongers in Washington are over.
From the guy that engaged in massive election interference himself for years.
I guess Israel should declare war on the USA since obunghole interfered with theirs!
All I need to know about Cheney and the Bush Administration can be said in two acronyms: TSA and DHS. They both should be flogged even today.
They are so desperate to make sure Americans and Russians are perpetually in a state of conflict. Who benefits? I can’t say the American and Russian people benefit in any way from this?
What in the hell is going on with all this belligerence toward Russia all of the sudden? Who's pushing this? Do these people actually WANT a shooting war with Russia?
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