Tag: Robert Mueller

Norway, If You’re Listening….

In 2016, for Donald Trump, it was “Russia, if you’re listening.…” In 2020, it’s “Anyone, if you’re listening….” Speaking to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday, the president was clear: Having gotten away with collusion during the 2016 election, he would happily do it again. “I think you might want to listen. I don’t—there’s nothing wrong […]

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The Impossibility of Impeachment

Polling outfits routinely ask historians and political scientists to rate the presidents from worst to best. It’s an inherently frustrating exercise. Does “greatness” depend on what a chief executive accomplished or instead on his ability to bend Congress to his will and influence his successors? How should we evaluate a president like Lyndon Johnson, who […]

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Geraldo Rivera Is Getting Roasted For His Warning To Those Who Want To Impeach Trump

Getty Image It seems like everyone had a different take on Robert Mueller’s press conference Wednesday, which saw the special prosecutor conclude his two-year investigation into Russian meddling with the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. Democrats saw Muller saying “if we had confidence that the president clearly did not […]

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Democrats Just Ran Out of Excuses on Impeachment

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s surprise press conference on Wednesday morning contained no surprises. He offered no new evidence that could be used against President Donald Trump, and reiterated what he’d already made clear in his report last month: Only Congress can hold Trump accountable for obstructing justice in the Russia investigation. But Mueller’s brief media […]

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Reflections on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Public Statement. First Thought: Damn, He Looks Like the Night King

Image: Koichi Kamoshida; HBO (Getty Images/HBO) Maybe it’s because none of us has never really seen special counsel Robert Mueller—or maybe it’s because I just never gave a shit. But during his first public speaking appearance since he dropped his long-awaited debut album, Strictly for My Russian Niggaz, the exposé into how Russia straight finessed […]

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His Master’s Voice

Until his announcement that he would make an on-camera announcement this morning, Robert Mueller has become the J.D. Salinger of federal law enforcement. Since releasing his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election last month—a report that, it should be noted, currently occupies three slots on The New York Times bestseller list, despite being […]

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New Book Claims Special Counsel Robert Mueller Prepared an Obstruction Indictment on Trump

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Author Michael Wolff, who was not the band leader on The Arsenio Hall Show, is back with another explosive book about the Trump dynasty that reportedly claims special counsel Robert Muller drafted an obstruction of justice indictment against Russian operative President Donald Trump. According to the Guardian, Wolff’s upcoming book […]

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The Democrats Are Overthinking Trump’s Impeachment. Naturally.

It’s ironic that one of the clearest explanations for why President Donald Trump should be impeached is coming from a member of his own party. Michigan Representative Justin Amash, a devout libertarian Republican, said this week that the Mueller report describes “impeachable crimes” on the president’s part. “Some of the president’s actions were inherently corrupt,” […]

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The Watergate Editor on How Trump “Leads the Press Around by the Nose”

Everybody’s heard of Woodward and Bernstein, if only from their portrayals by Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as the avenging angels of Watergate in All the President’s Men. But their editor, Barry Sussman? Not so much. Yet it was Sussman, then the city editor of The Washington Post, who guided the young duo and their […]

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