“… specifically seeking to impede the ability of the president to exercise his constitutional pardon authority.”
“I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that they will find no obstruction or collusion.”
Rehashing the rehash.
Lots of sound and fury signifying …
“I have no appetite for this.”
Time for Special Counsel 2.0?
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.”
“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.”
“I’m the one who decides what we take to the floor.”
Bipartisan ≠ good idea.
“Attorney-client privilege is not dead…”
“The fact that it applies to Trump now rather than applying to Bill Clinton is why people like you have turned against me.”
“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.”
“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.”