In a news release issued late Tuesday, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., and Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said that Robert Mueller is set to testify publicly in front of the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committee on July 17th.
“Americans have demanded to hear directly from the Special Counsel,” they said in a statement, “so they can understand what he and his team examined, uncovered, and determined about Russia’s attack on our democracy, the Trump campaign’s acceptance and use of that help, and President Trump and his associates’ obstruction of the investigation into that attack.”
So, Mueller, months after releasing a 448 report on the investigation, is set to testify about the investigation. We know what his conclusion was, in his report he wrote that the “investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.” And similar sentences are written numerous times. In other words, Mueller has already told us that there was no collusion between Trump and Russia.
The D.C. legal system should no longer claim the scales of justice as its representation…
Democrats want to get Trump on obstruction of justice, which is insane. As Andy McCarthy writes in the New York Post “If special counsel Mueller believed there was an obstruction offense, he should have had the courage of his convictions and recommended charging the president. Since he wasn’t convinced there was enough evidence to charge, he should have said he wasn’t recommending charges.” Mueller wanted to set up Trump for impeachment because the standards are way lower than the standards for conviction of a crime, but he even refused to directly recommend impeachment.
The idea that Trump obstructed justice is stupid for two core reasons: First, it is extremely difficult to genuinely make the claim that obstruction of justice could occur without there being an underlying crime. If no crime was committed, how could obstruction of justice be committed? There would be no execution of justice to obstruct. Second, the law for obstruction of justice requires intent. How could Trump have possibly intended to obstruct justice for a crime that did not exist? He could not have. The truth is the Democrats will do everything they can think of to get Trump impeached because they are worried about the 2020 election.
The D.C. legal system should no longer claim the scales of justice as its representation.
A far more precise representation of how Congress treats the very laws they create would be a statue of a subpoena stamped “damned be the laws of the land, and damned be the scales of justice. Politics rule the land now and the DNC will do what they want, not what is legal or just!”