The Cunning Cowardice of Robert Mueller
The Cunning Cowardice of Robert Mueller
Today, Special Counsel Robert Mueller gave an approximately nine minute speech at the Justice Department. In the speech, he announced that he was closing the office of the Special Counsel and returning to private life. Goodbye and good riddance. He also announced that he will not make any statements going beyond what was written in the publicly released report. He seemed, in this statement, to give his blessing to the Democrats to impeach President Trump. That is the cunning cowardice of Robert Mueller.
It hurts my heart to call a Marine a coward. My Dad was a Korean Conflict Marine. Mueller is a combat wounded Vietnam War Marine. Mr. Mueller has spent three decades in Washington, D.C. since joining the Department of Justice and The Swamp has many tentacles that wrap around a person’s soul and steals it. We have all seen it happen. It happens to career bureaucrats and elected officials. They are straight shooters, they go to D.C. and are suddenly transformed. Being able to dine out in the right restaurants, get invited to the right cocktail parties, and get your kids into the right schools becomes more important than your convictions. You become a coward in The Swamp.
Robert Mueller is a cunning coward. Every word in his speech was carefully crafted. He said nothing that wasn’t in the released report. But, he chose to emphasize certain phrases. From the Vox.com transcript of the Mueller remarks:
And as set forth in the report after that investigation, if we had had confidence that the President clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so.”
“We did not, however, make a determination as to whether the president did commit a crime. The introduction to the volume two of our report explains that decision. It explains that under long-standing Department policy, a President cannot be charged with a federal crime while he is in office. That is unconstitutional. Even if the charge is kept under seal and hidden from public view, that too is prohibited. The special counsel’s office is part of the Department of Justice and by regulation it was bound by that Department policy. Charging the president with a crime was, therefore, not an option we could consider.”
And beyond Department policy we were guided by principles of fairness. It would be unfair to potentially — it would be unfair to potentially accuse somebody of a crime when there can be no court resolution of the actual charge.”
If the cunning coward Robert J. Mueller cared a whit about fairness, he wouldn’t have left anything hanging.
So that was Justice Department policy. Those were the principles under which we operated and from them we concluded that we would not reach a determination, one way or the other, about whether the President committed a crime. That is the office’s — that is the office’s final position, and we will not comment on any other conclusions or hypotheticals about the President.”
Now I hope and expect this to be the only time that I will speak to you in this manner. I am making that decision myself. No one has told me whether I can or should testify or speak further about this matter. There has been discussion about an appearance before Congress. Any testimony from this office would not go beyond our report. It contains our findings and analysis and the reasons for the decisions we made. We chose those words carefully and the work speaks for itself. And the report is my testimony. I would not provide information beyond that which is already public in any appearance before congress.”
Yes, he chose his words very, very carefully. Mueller and his team of cretins found nothing, nada, zip and zilch. If they had found anything, they would have shouted it from the rooftop of the Department of Justice building. The Mueller team found nothing, so instead, they used legalese to obfuscate and condemn in the report. Today, he gave his blessing to the Democrat fantasy of impeaching President Donald J. Trump. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is gleeful:
‘Given that Special Counsel Mueller was unable to pursue criminal charges against the President, it falls to Congress to respond to the crimes, lies and other wrongdoing of President Trump – and we will do so,’ Nadler said in a statement.”
‘Although Department of Justice policy prevented the Special Counsel from bringing criminal charges against the President, the Special Counsel has clearly demonstrated that President Trump is lying about the Special Counsel’s findings, lying about the testimony of key witnesses in the Special Counsel’s report, and is lying in saying that the Special Counsel found no obstruction and no collusion,’ he continued.”
Let the impeachment proceedings begin. Judge Napolitano said so on the Fox Business Network:
Robert Mueller, in his speech, condemned us all to another two years of heinous political drama. He, also in his speech, saved his reputation in the Deep State Swamp. His future is secure. He can eat out at any tosh restaurant and his career will continue to be lucrative for his family.
Oh, the cunning cowardice of Robert Mueller!
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