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Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp should be the one apologizing for her 'trust the Russians' stance on Syria

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The Senate Leadership Fund, a political action committee tied to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, put out an ad recently critical of Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s stance on Syria.

It leads with a 2013 interview Heitkamp did with left wing cable network MSNBC in which she said we should “trust the Russians” to convince Syria to rid itself of chemical weapons. Flash forward five years, and find that the Assad regime in Syria has not only retained their chemical weapons but just this last weekend used them against Syrian citizens.

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