Category Archives: Robert Mueller

Trump, Mueller and obstruction of justice

Salvador Rizzo in the Washington Post – “I’ll make a few remarks about the results of our work. But beyond these few remarks, it is important that the office’s written work speak for itself. … We chose those words carefully, … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Robert Mueller, Washington Post

House Democrats move to fight Trump’s stonewalling in court

David Morgan of Reuters – Democrats are moving closer to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and its underlying evidence, taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Donald Trump, Robert Mueller, Russia

Putin smiles as Washington ties itself in knots over Russia

Stephen Collinson of CNN – Emulating President Donald Trump’s own language, the architect of Russia’s election meddling operation said Mueller’s report showed claims of collusion were “nonsense,” appearing to be only too happy to add to the fog of controversy … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Elections, FBI, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia

The Five Wings Of The Republican Party

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – When President Trump entered office, it wasn’t clear if he would consolidate control of the Republican Party — or even his own administration. We used to write a lot about various power centers … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Republicans, Robert Mueller

Mueller report shows Trump aides routinely ignored his orders on crucial matters

Special counsel highlights chaotic West Wing where staff tried to save president from himself John T. Bennett of Roll Call – Presidential orders given but often ignored. Ample cursing. Aides working behind the scenes to protect Donald Trump from his … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Politics, Robert Mueller, Roll Call