Dog and Pony Show Report- Matt Taibbi

Notes From the House Select Intelligence Hearing on Russia

The hearing on Russia’s involvement with the American electoral process began with an army of reporters swarming ’round the committee heads: Republican chair Devin Nunes of the Fresno area, and Democrat and ranking member Adam Schiff of Los Angeles. The two witnesses were top dogs from the “IC” (everyone in America seems to be using this irritating acronym now).