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If Mueller Report ‘exonerated’ Trump from ‘collusion,’ why fixate on undermining it?

Attorney Scott Pilutik wrestles with the news of the day, from a lawyerly perspective…

I don’t want to necessarily distract from the Ukraine phone call, which is a rock solid basis for impeachment.

But it’s worth asking yourself why the US president would enlist the US Attorney General, the Secretary of State, Rudy Giuliani, and whoever else to request the aid of foreign leaders across the globe to help exonerate Russia from its thoroughly documented 2016 election interference.

If the Mueller Report “totally exonerated” Trump from “collusion,” as even Bill Barr told us was the case, why are they obsessively fixated on undermining it and enlisting the help of foreign nations to do so?


Part one of the Mueller Report thoroughly documented Russian interference with names, companies, times, emails, and so on. We’ve never heard a word suggesting that any of it is inaccurate.

Instead of impeaching the actual evidence, Trump, Barr, Giuliani, et al. are pushing an alternate reality version of events on par with a 4chan post. Calling this version a conspiracy theory is too kind, because it’s really just a series of deliberately unanswerable questions that don’t gel into anything recognizable.

So when you hear the phrase “origins of the Russia probe,” realize that it’s not so much an investigation but rather a cynical ploy to create a question in the public’s mind for the sole purpose of creating a question. A MacGuffin. A snipe hunt.

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