Prank calls

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on February 9, 2018

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Cartoon by Steve Kelley
























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The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, who is a vocal critic of President Trump, fell for a prank phone call in which two Russian comedians pretending to be from the Ukraine parliament claimed to have compromising information on Trump – which Russian President Vladimir Putin was using to blackmail President Trump.