Mueller report shows no collusion, no obstruction

I don’t think people understand the Mueller report. It was about finding collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign interference in the 2016 election. The report ended with no collusion.

This looks bad for the mainstream media and the Democratic Party leaders. They’ve been pounding the Russian collusion hoax for 2 ½ years, but as always “A good defense is a strong offense,” so they’re going with obstruction instead. But how do you have obstruction if you have no crime? For example, in the process of trying to defend yourself against a false accusation, you get charged with obstruction. I’m not saying Trump is innocent of any crime, just not this one.

There were 13 Russian groups that were indicted, but to be indicted is not proof of a crime. One came forward (Concord Management) and wanted to fight the charge in a U.S. court with U.S. lawyers, but Mueller put a stop to it. They would not be allowed discovery of the release of the foundational documents.

There was real collusion that took place within the 2016 elections and the evidence is festering (at this time) in the background, but I don’t think it will come out in full until we’re close to the 2020 election. It doesn’t look good for Democrats, but I’m not sure it matters to the Democratic Leadership (DNC), because I think they would rather Trump be our president than any candidates named Bernie or Tulsi.

Patrick Rainsberger


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