Sen. John McCain: Putin the 'most important threat, more so than ISIS'

While overseas in Australia for security talks, Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, said he thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin is "the premier and most important threat, more so than ISIS."
1:27 | 05/29/17

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I think he is the premier. And most important threat more so than nicest I think crisis can do terrible things. And I worry a lot about what is happening with the Muslim faith and I worry about a whole lot of things about it. But it's the Russians who are trying who tried to destroy the very fundamental of democracy. And that is to change the outcome of an American election I've seen no evidence they succeeded. But they tried and they are still trying there are still trying to change election just tried it affect the outcome of the French election. So. I'd slit eye view Vladimir Putin whose dismembered Ukraine are sovereign nation who's putting pressure on the baltics. I view the Russians as a far. So far greatest challenges that we have. My view of it is I don't like it. I just don't I don't I know that some administration officials are saying well that standard procedure. I don't think it's standard procedure prior to the inauguration of a present United States by someone who was not in an appointed position. And I think that mr. Cole mean we now know. Took action that he did in regards to then candidate Clinton. Because of some false. News. That was being put out by the Russians I mean. This becomes more and more and more bizarre. In fact you can't make it up.

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