Some must be reading a different Mueller report

There must be two Mueller reports. Either some folks didn’t read the report, or just don’t seem to comprehend what it says. A recent letter writer says that the Mueller report doesn’t contain any evidence of any criminal wrongdoing. I don’t know what report the letter writer read, but the second volume contains plenty of evidence of wrongdoing on the part of the president. But Robert Mueller can’t charge a sitting president according to the Justice Department, so it’s up to the House of Representatives, as it is their job of oversight of the executive branch, and that’s what they’re doing.

The letter writer, goes on to say that a crime is not a crime unless you actually commit the crime, therefore Trump is not guilty of anything just because he thought about it. So, when Trump twice told White House lawyer Don McGhan to fire Mueller and told NBC’s Lester Holt that he fired former FBI head James Comey because of the “Russia thing” it wasn’t obstruction because he was just thinking it? When Trump forced his former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign because of Session’s refusal to fire Mueller he was just thinking out loud apparently?

The parade of evidence of attempted obstruction of justice goes on and on in the report, at least 10 separate incidents where Trump attempted to obstruct the investigation. Just because you choose to not believe it doesn’t make it less evident.

Kari Morgan


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