The relative comfort most Americans have known is less stable and permanent than we'd like to think. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
"Sen. John McCain, Republican from Arizona, is warning Americans that Russia’s hacking of the 2016 presidential election threatens to “destroy democracy” and called for a select committee to investigate the CIA’s findings.
"“This is the sign of a possible unraveling of the world order that was established after World War II, which has made one of the most peaceful periods in the history of the world,” McCain told CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday. “We’re starting to see the strains and the unraveling of it, and that is because of the absolute failure of American leadership.”
Although both Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan have said they only want investigations to be performed through existing Senate and House committees, McCain is the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which gives him special clout when dealing with national security issues.
“Cyber is the rare kind of all-encompassing challenge for which the Congress’s jurisdictional boundaries are an impediment to sufficient oversight and legislative action,” McCain wrote to McConnell in a public letter on Sunday that was co-signed by Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, as well as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island, both Democrats."*
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