They say three’s company, but in this case it feels more like exoneration.
For President Donald Trump, the third time was the charm in relation to a topic mentioned several times during ex-special counsel Robert Mueller‘s testimonials Wednesday before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees.
That’s because of Mueller’s meeting March 5 with Attorney General Bill Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, according to the Daily Caller. At that get-together regarding whether the president colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, Mueller said thrice that Trump wasn’t being indicted because there wasn’t enough evidence.
Although Department of Justice and Office of Legal Counsel policy dictates that a sitting president may not be charged with a federal crime, Mueller also reiterated there was a paucity of proof against Trump.
Conservative commentator Katie Pavlich explained as much via Twitter.
“Mueller staff said three times the answer was NO & that a lack of evidence was the reason for a lack of charges…” Pavlich tweeted Wednesday.
2) Because of OLC* rules saying you cannot indict a sitting president. Mueller staff said three times the answer was NO & that a lack of evidence was the reason for a lack of charges…
— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) July 24, 2019
During that March meeting of the minds, Mueller expressed his reasoning in no uncertain terms, the Daily Caller reported: “Trying to state evidence dispassionately, to not leave the impression we would indict but for the OLC opinion.”
Is there an echo in here?
Muller’s probe lingered for two years without any evidence that Trump colluded with Russia.
Naturally, none of the above would stand in the way of Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York and his “Trump is guilty before proven innocent” band of bloodsuckers.
Indeed, Mueller’s testimony Wednesday amounted to a full-on horror show for the dissatisfied Democrats, who have all but admitted the Mueller report stuck in their craw.
Following his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, the former special counsel testified in front of the Adam Schiff-led House Intelligence Committee.
Our commander in chief didn’t waste much time letting the world know, courtesy of his favorite social media platform, how he felt about Wednesday’s proceedings.
I would like to thank the Democrats for holding this morning’s hearing. Now, after 3 hours, Robert Mueller has to subject himself to #ShiftySchiff – an Embarrassment to our Country!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 24, 2019
Having tweeted that the California Democrat is an “Embarrassment” proves that Trump has a flair for recognizing the obvious.
One watches the Democrats’ antics and listens to their rhetoric — and one shudders at the triviality of it all.
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