The Cunning Cowardice of Robert Mueller

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 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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  • Hank says:

    As the Mueller investigation dragged on I became more and more convinced that when his report was finally released it will have found no collusion yet be chock full of weasel words and innuendo which Trump’s enemies could seize upon if so inclined. A 2 year, $30 million circle jerk.

  • Warren Peese says:

    Ridiculous. Mueller appropriately left it to Congress to decide if Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he communicated in a double-negative that Congress had something to work with. Mueller did what a proper Marine would do, he followed the orders of his superiors and the rules of the DOJ.

  • Doug Kenney says:

    Yes, Mueller was a Marine. My father was a Marine Sargent in WWII and Korea. He would say of men who hide behind their service – “yeah, you served. So did ten million other guys.”

    “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln

  • The Demon Slick says:

    If you choose not to decide,
    You still have made a choice

  • Paul DeSisto says:

    His obfuscation and use of weasel words certainly did not enhance his reputation. He came across mealy-mouthed and defensive.

  • doc182 says:

    All of this is to swerve the coming indictments(or lack thereof) to payback instead of justice. Everything that’s been done to this point is nothing but cover for the Deep State actors and their involvement in the attempted overthrow of the Gov’t.

  • […] It was cowardice. He has nothing, and he refuses to say the president has committed any crimes – because he’s found nothing – and yet he keeps on flipping the standard of our society on it’s head about the presumption of innocence, saying that doesn’t mean the president is innocent either. And he’s using legalese to try and falsely claim he wasn’t allowed to make a call. […]

  • Angrymike says:

    I agree Mueller is a coward, but (and it’s a big but) the Mueller wasn’t about a clear cut answer. The special council was about covering up Obama’s spying. The Obama regime started spying on Americans (which is total illegal) before the 2012 election. (Maybe even sooner) it was all a cover-up of Obama and his ppl’s crimes ! Just as the IRS was politicized, the rest of the government was to, Obama, Hillary, Clapper Brennan and Comey (and plenty more) should be on trial as soon as September, but we all know it’ll never happen !

  • Mike says:

    Anybody remember the despicable John Murtha? Mueller, like Murtha, is an EX-Marine, not a former Marine. Ask your Pop, Toni, assuming you don’t already know what I mean by that insult.

    • Toni Williams says:

      Thank you, Mike. As my friend Gunny likes to remind me the Texas shooter Charles Whitman was a Marine too.


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