WATCH: CNN’s Chris Cuomo and RT’s Peter Lavelle Go At Each Other on Live TV Over Russia’s Role in MH17
This morning on CNN’s New Day, RT presenter Peter Lavelle got into an explosive 11-minute-long shouting match with anchor Chris Cuomo. Cuomo took Lavelle to task about not only Russia’s continued deflection and Putin’s refusal to crack down on the pro-Russia, government-aided rebels who were more than likely responsible for the shoot-down, but also about what he claimed was RT’s refusal to be actual journalists and question the line they’re being fed by the Kremlin.
You know that infuriating call to Comcast customer service that’s making the internet rounds right now, the one where the guy attempts to cancel his cable and is met with nothing but nine-minutes-worth of painful, frustrating obstinance? Well this is like that if it ended with the guy getting fired.
Reporting for The Intercept, Greenwald and co-author Murtaza Hussain published an article titled, “Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On,” based on top secret National Security Agency (NSA) documents leaked by Edward Snowden. The documents in this case appear to show that between 2002 and 2008 the FBI and NSA collected the email communications of five Muslim-Americans.