The fate of America is in the hands of Congress


Special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his decades of public service today with something between a bang and a whimper.

His 10-minute statement about his two-year investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election used too much “inside-the-beltway” legal nuance and was delivered with a modesty from a different era that obscured the powerful message hidden within.

Let me translate: (1) President Trump is lying when he says that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election with the intent to hurt the candidacy of Hilary Clinton and help the candidacy of Donald Trump; (2) President Trump is lying when he says Mueller found him innocent of obstruction of justice; (3) Attorney General William Barr has misled Congress and seeks to mislead the American people; (4) the Trump administration is doing nothing to protect us from further attacks on the integrity of our election system.

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