The AP reports:
MOSCOW -- Russia on Friday decried the uproar in the United States over Attorney General Jeff Sessions' meetings with the Russian ambassador as a replay of McCarthyism, voicing regret over the lack of any substantive dialogue with Washington....
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov argued that contacts with officials and lawmakers are part of any ambassador's duties. He added that the pressure on Sessions "strongly resembles a witch hunt or the times of McCarthyism, which we thought were long over in the United States as a civilized country."
Repeat after me: "The times of McCarthyism" netted scores of American KGB agents and agents of inflluence covertly embedded in the US government and other institutions working under Kremlin to destroy the USA.
In the 1950s, Sen. Joseph McCarthy led a hunt for purported communist infiltrators in the U.S. government, often involving unfounded accusations.
Russian disinformation, meet Fake News; Fake News meet Fake History. What could go wrong?