Monday, June 19, 2017

Report: No, Trump Isn’t Under Investigation, Despite WaPo Claim…

The Washington Post broke a big story earlier this week claiming that the special counsel, Robert Mueller was investigating President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice.

Once again, this was supposedly based upon 5 ‘anonymous sources’ familiar with the investigation.

If that were true, and the information came out of the special counsel’s office, that would of course be an illegal leak.

But as it turns out with most of these leaks, it wasn’t exactly true, according to this ABC report from justice correspondent Pierre Thomas.

While Mueller’s team will apparently be interviewing senior administration officials to assess the nature of their own communications with Trump regarding the Russia investigation, Thomas says that Mueller has not yet decided to conduct a full-scale investigation and describes this stage of this inquiry as “preliminary.”

“He has not made that momentous decision to go for a full-scale investigation,” according to Thomas.

Thomas also interestingly references the choice facing Mueller as “does he go after the President in the way that James Comey wants him to do?” Strange point and is James Comey having input in....Read More HERE

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