RNC Flips the Script, Goes After Obama Admin in Wake of Mueller Report

Conservative Tribune | 4/6/2019 | Wilmot
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The full Mueller report is rather like a Rorschach test of your political inclinations. Conservatives tended to believe the report (mostly) exonerated President Trump, although it depended on whether you bought Attorney General William Barr’s explanation of what constituted obstruction of justice or whether you were more inclined to look at Robert Mueller’s more expansive definition of obstruction. Liberals certainly were prone to agree with Mueller’s definition.

Take this sub-headline from Wired: “If Donald Trump isn’t guilty of obstruction of justice, who ever could be?”

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This depends on whether or not you believe Trump was trying to stop an investigation into Russian collusion for corrupt purposes. Given that the investigation ended up finding absolutely zero evidence of that, good luck there.

The Democrats are obviously going to try said luck; freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan (she of “we’re gonna go in there and we’re going to impeach the motherf—–!” fame) has pledged to try and impeach the president, with fellow freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez being the biggest name to sign onto Tlaib’s resolution.

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That’s in the Democrat-controlled House, of course. The Senate is controlled by Republicans, who’ve indicated they plan to look into how the Obama administration handled the Russia probe when it was in their hands, both in terms of preventing election interference from happening and investigating it — including getting surveillance warrants against a Trump campaign official using a dossier that had been assembled as opposition research as evidence.

In a statement issued by the Republican National Committee on Thursday, after the full Mueller report had been released, the GOP made it clear they were targeting how the last administration handled the threat.

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“Now that the entire Mueller report has been released, it’s clear how much President Obama and his administration completely dropped the ball on Russia’s interference in the 2016 campaign,” Steve...
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