We’ve got a president who makes things up, and won’t retract when he’s cornered. This week press secretary Sean Spicer followed the leader. He picked up Trump’s wiretap story and added a new exciting detail: Not only had Barack Obama bugged Trump Tower, he might have used British intelligence spies to do the dirty work. The British, of course, went nuts, and national security adviser H. R. McMaster tried to smooth things over. McMaster is new to the job, having succeeded Mike Flynn, who had to resign for lying about his phone conversations. Flynn was not even around long enough for us to find out that he was also a lobbyist for Turkish interests and took $68,000 from various Russian connections.
The SA Communist Party said it was convinced that the “persecution” of Zuma was a “politically inspired affair”.
Cosatu does not believe however that today’s judgment changes the basic facts, which are that it will be impossible for the ANC president to have a fair trial given the long delays and the trial by media,” it said.
“Cosatu remains convinced that the whole prosecution process has been politically motivated and will continue to demand the dropping of all charges.”BACK TO TOP