Obstruction of justice
Trump be the issue in the midterm elections of 2018, no matter the protests of congressional Republicans.
“You’re talking about lying to the American people, and I think that is something that Bob Mueller should look at.”
Trump ordered Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russia’s influence in the 2016 election, to be fired last June, according to a report from The New York Times.
As the first step of a possible Trump final exit strategy, Trump could be expected to start reaching for his pardoning pen.
Last March, President Donald Trump ordered a White House top lawyer to stop Attorney General Jeff Sessions from recusing himself in the Department of Justice’s investigation into whether Trump’s associates were involved in a Russian campaign that altered the 2016 presidential election.
“I think many Americans, if they were able to listen to the testimony of Glenn Simpson from Fusion GPS would be very troubled about a lot of the things they hear.”
The New Year brings with it certain expectations and questions as to who now faces a possible indictment or arrest in Mueller’s investigation.
“Trump doesn’t even know where the levers and buttons are that he can push and pull.”
Going into his investigation Mueller clearly understood that Russian intelligence statecraft most often is indistinguishable from Russian business.
Mueller clearly understands that proving the election hacking conspiracy to be true lies at the heart of proving Trump’s treason.