CNN's Chris Cillizza: Mueller Report Is 'Very Good News for Trump'

NewsBusters | 4/19/2019 | Staff
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Chris Cillizza's column at the CNN website is called "The Point" but it takes him many many words and paragraphs to finally get to The Point buried deep in his verbose musings about the Mueller Report. If you can actually make it to that Point, you would be surprised to find out that Cillizza, in stark contrast with most of his CNN colleagues as well as the rest of the mainstream media, sees the Mueller report as good news for Donald Trump.

Before we get to his conclusion that threatens to turn the dome of his boss, Jeffrey Zucker, an even brighter shade of red, let us wade through some his observations before we discover his Trump happy conclusion in "10 takeaways from the Mueller report release -- and what happens next." Most of it won't disappoint a CNN fan. But then there's this.

Executive - Summary - Collusion - Portion - Mueller

In the executive summary of the collusion portion of the Mueller report, the special counsel's office gets right to the heart of the matter on the collusion question:

"Although the investigation established that the Russian government perceived it would benefit from a Trump presidency and worked to secure that outcome, and that the Campaign expected it would benefit electorally from information stolen and released through Russian efforts, the investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election...
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