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‘The View’s’ Meghan McCain goes after co-hosts for ignoring Bernie Sanders and alleged Russia ties

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Co-host Meghan McCain hit out at her fellow "The View" co-hosts on Monday, blasting them for ignoring alleged ties between presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Russia.

According to recent reports, Sanders was reportedly briefed in January about the possibility of Russian operatives attempting to aid his bid for president.

What are the details?

During a heated exchange, McCain squared off with her co-hosts and insisted that any discussions concerning Russian election interference and President Donald Trump should not exclude Sanders.

Co-host Sunny Hostin added, "Bernie was briefed privately about the fact that Russia is likely helping him with his election, and wasn't really that forthright, in my opinion, with the public. I also think a piece of this is about the fact that if Bernie — let's say is the nominee — and if he wins, Trump will contest the results of the election because of Russia being involved and so that may also be a part of the Russian plan."

McCain said that if Russia were interfering in the election to help Trump or Sanders, it's only fair that Sanders be put under the microscope as well. The conservative commentator noted that "The View" has seemingly spent time chewing over only reports that Congress was briefed about operatives attempting to interfere on Trump's behalf.

"We didn't even mention that Bernie was also briefed at the same time [as Trump]," she said. "That was completely omitted from reports. We also didn't mention that now it's come out that maybe people that had briefed those people, briefed the campaigns, may have overstepped it a little bit."

She added, "I always think it's interesting that when we're talking about Russia, we only ever talk about Trump. When it comes out that Bernie has as serious a problem as Trump does. Why aren't we talking about that?"

What else?

Later during the segment, McCain declared, "I mean, Bernie spent his honeymoon in Soviet Russia. I mean, I think if you're going to go back and forth over who is more in the tank for Russia, it's a really hard one between Bernie and Trump."

(H/T: The Daily Caller)

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