special counsel
Sep 2018

“… specifically seeking to impede the ability of the president to exercise his constitutional pardon authority.”

Aug 2018
Jul 2018
Jun 2018

“I have no appetite for this.”

Trump: Aren’t you glad I fired Comey now?

Ed Morrissey Jun 15, 2018 8:41 AM

Time for Special Counsel 2.0?


Mysteries abound

May 2018

Trump: Man, I wish I’d picked a different AG!

Ed Morrissey May 30, 2018 2:41 PM

NYT: Trump may have obstructed justice by telling Sessions to reverse recusal.

“The ‘deep state’ is in a deep state of desperation.”

“This case is essentially over.”

Dodge ball.

Mueller to Trump: No written interview … for now

Ed Morrissey May 08, 2018 10:01 AM

“I think he’s getting sensitive to the fact they’ve gone on a little bit too long.”

Also: “I would love to speak” with Mueller’s witch-hunting investigators.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

“I think the president should not go anywhere near this [Mueller team].”

“Mueller is in Kenny Starr territory now.”

Apr 2018

“I’m the one who decides what we take to the floor.”

Bipartisan ≠ good idea.

Does the media want Trump to fire Mueller?

Allahpundit Apr 10, 2018 10:01 PM


“Attorney-client privilege is not dead…”

Mar 2018

Hey Dems, let’s not impeach Trump, says …

Ed Morrissey Mar 26, 2018 6:01 PM


“The fact that it applies to Trump now rather than applying to Bill Clinton is why people like you have turned against me.”

Dershowitz to Mueller: Stop. Just stop.

Ed Morrissey Mar 21, 2018 7:21 PM

“We need the nonpartisan truth, because we aren’t getting it from the special counsel.”

“I agree with the many others who have called for the appointment of an additional special counsel.”

Take it to the bank.

“The Justice Department cannot credibly investigate itself…”

“… never denied perfectly legal back channel to Assange …”

“Those types of slips are prolonging this investigation…”

“…to review decisions made and not made by the Department of Justice and the FBI in 2016 and 2017”

“Donald Trump won this election on his own. He campaigned his ass off.”

Feb 2018

“If it were exclusively a legal judgment…”

New Mueller interest in Manafort looks … older than you’d guess.

“Gates is apt to serve about 18 months in prison.”