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The Russia Investigations: Is Robert Mueller Stumbling Into Time Trouble?

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This week in the Russia investigations: The White House wants to either get the deal it wants from the special counsel's office or get safely past what it believes is a Labor Day cutoffRead full story

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  • Philip Keever
    Philip Keever

    You know, when I read all the articles on this subject anymore, I take the “what if the shoe was on the other foot?” approach.

    1) What if in 2020 President Trump sees Russian meddling in the upcoming election and says “You know, Russia’s not going to impact these election results - anyone who thinks that is foolish” - similar to what President Obama said in 2016.

    2) What if Secretary Pompeo starts communicating everything he does from a private server he keeps, say in his garage, and all his emails

    You know, when I read all the articles on this subject anymore, I take the “what if the shoe was on the other foot?” approach.

    1) What if in 2020 President Trump sees Russian meddling in the upcoming election and says “You know, Russia’s not going to impact these election results - anyone who thinks that is foolish” - similar to what President Obama said in 2016.

    2) What if Secretary Pompeo starts communicating everything he does from a private server he keeps, say in his garage, and all his emails are hacked by the world, but nothing is done about it? The FBI simply says his actions are careless, his intentions are good, so no crime has been committed. They let it go with a press conference given by FBI Director Wray with about 6-8 weeks left in the campaign season.

    3) What if Pompeo & his wife all of a sudden instigate a wonderful new charity, and if you want or need access to President Trump, or desire some favorable policy for your cause, you gotta pay a donation to this charity to the tune of 7 digits? No one in the media will pay attention to that, will they?

    4) What if Meuller is somewhat successful pointing a finger @ Trump & DOJ Director Jeff Sessions meets with Melania Trump, or better yet - Donald Jr. - on the tarmac @ McCarran Int’l Airport in Las Vegas to talk about golfing in Summerlin or how the grandkids are? Nothing improper about a meeting like that during an active investigation, right?

    5) What if Trump & the RNC hire an ex spy from Israel’s Mossad spy ring to create a “hit piece” on Kamala Harris to create an insurance policy against her from being the 1st female President? And all the Junior officials in both the FBI & DOJ talk about how they “hate this gal & she is absolutely NOT going to win” via text messages for a year? But, those opinions didn’t affect what they decided to investigate or how they acted in their “official” positions.

    I could go on, but the comparisons are endless. I’m sure NPR, CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, etc would swear that Trump, Pompeo, and all participants in HIS government are innocent and there was no “collusion” of like thinking, powerful, government parties being perpetrated to fool the voting public - yeah, right!

    Hey Mccorkle - Treason? Yeah, Hillary, Comey, McCabe, Strzok, Paige, Ohr - they should all be prosecuted for Treason!

  • As far as I can discern, there is NO STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS on TREASON.

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