Robert S. Mueller III did little Wednesday to boost the prospects of impeaching President Donald Trump. The former special counsel’s highly anticipated testimony before Congress did not deliver the sort of splashy moment that circulates on cable TV. Instead, as he promised, Mueller stuck carefully to the text of his investigative report, occasionally — at times haltingly — offering a nuance, but often providing one-word answers to questions.
So there we have it: Robert Mueller went out in the style to which we have become accustomed – saying very little in public and being as professional as he can. But the fact Mueller felt he needed to do those eight minutes behind the podium at all shows how he believes the words of his report have been twisted by the administration of Donald Trump.
It was only a month ago that many Democrats were hoping Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election would lead to indictments — perhaps even of President Donald Trump’s family and inner circle — for conspiring with the Russians. That did not come to pass, nor will it, so the focus has turned to “the narrative.” The term itself is a sign that this story is now entirely about politics.
The predawn attack struck without warning — bullseye! It looked like many others that were the work of a foreign adversary. Yet it wasn›t until mid-morning Wednesday when the dead-center hit was discovered by the intended target — me. And I only discovered the attack because I looked away from my
Wednesday’s congressional hearings with former special counsel Robert Mueller revealed no new facts, because Mueller predictably stuck to the contents of his report during his testimony. But that doesn’t mean his appearance was a waste of time. For one thing, few Americans have had the time to study
With Donald Trump’s impeachment as the prize that some Democrats covet, and others fear, Robert Mueller will finally sit down on Wednesday for five hours of questioning before two House committees. The reluctant witness won’t make it easy. So Democrats on the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees
For two years, critics of Donald Trump have awaited the outcome of Robert Mueller’s inquiry with high anticipation.
House Democrats are starting to follow leads laid out in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report as their own investigations into President Donald Trump continue. The caucus held a conference call Monday evening in which the six committee chairs who are investigating various matters involving Trump updated members on their next steps now that Mueller has concluded his investigation. Details shared with Roll Call were provided by people on the call who were not authorised to publicly disclose contents of the private caucus discussion.
By the standard that made Richard Nixon the historic figure he is today – the only president ever to resign to avoid certain impeachment and conviction – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of the Russian election interference and President Trump found no instantly dooming “smoking-gun” evidence.