The Mueller Investigation Grows

June 18, 2017

This is why anyone with common sense opposes the appointment of special prosecutors in all but the most extreme cases. Robert Mueller has hired 13 high-powered attorneys at taxpayer expense, with more on the way. One early estimate of the cost runs to around $100 million. This is to look into alleged Trump-Russia collusion for which months of investigations have turned up no evidence at all (indeed, it’s smelling more and more like a hoax concocted to hamstring and delegitimize Trump while covering up Hillary’s embarrassing loss) and to investigate whether Trump obstructed justice in trying to stop an investigation that he has the absolute legal power to stop but he didn't stop it.

With that many lawyers eating up that much time and tax money, special counsels are under intense pressure to find something – anything – to charge someone with. That’s when the investigations start expanding like the Blob. People start getting prison sentences for misremembering a detail while giving testimony, like Scooter Libby, or Martha Stewart, who was never charged with insider trading but was imprisoned for misleading investigators by denying a crime that she was never even charged with. We’re likely to enter a new phase, where the daily political news will start reading like a Kafka novel. Or, ironically, like something out of Russia, except from the era when Stalin’s henchman Lavrentiy Beria railroaded his political rivals into prison with the motto, “Show me the man, and I’ll show you the crime.”


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This is the swamp voters sent Trump to drain, but if he’s not very careful and doesn’t move quickly, his Administration will get sucked down into the muck before they can drain it.

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Comments 1-5 of 145

  • Richard V Peninger

    06/21/2017 06:54 PM

    Governor Huckabee,
    What can citizens do to help the President? Everyone and their brother is asking urgently for money. What is money going to do to help President Trump?
    thanks,
    Richard

  • H. Curtis Norman

    06/21/2017 04:51 PM

    Mike, I encourage you to continue to report on the obscene costs of this exercise in silliness, as well as the background and tilt of the lawyers Mueller is hiring---there's no way this can be viewed as unbiased or objective. In addition, sitting Presidents cannot be prosecuted per long standing justice dept interpretation of the constitution---enuf already!

  • John J Walsh

    06/21/2017 12:24 PM

    Mike: Dem's lost again BIG time in Georgia!!!! Mueller should be fired and the Obama adm. especially Hillary Clinton, Loretta Lynch,Bill CLINTON, and Barack Hussein Obama for Obstruction of Justice. Best Regards, John Walsh

  • Donna Malone

    06/21/2017 09:26 AM

    I pray this foolish spending of tax payers money will stop. All elected officials who support this nonsense at tax payers expense will prayerfully be voted out of office at their next election.

  • Robert Burton

    06/20/2017 02:20 PM

    I trust Trump. Maybe Trump will use this fiasco to get an amendment to put congress on social security and "Obamacare" like the rest of us. Maybe this is the "can" Trump can tie to their tail and these taxpayer abusers can pay for their own baloney. (Mike, you ought to see what I deleted...!)

The Mueller Investigation Grows

June 18, 2017

This is why anyone with common sense opposes the appointment of special prosecutors in all but the most extreme cases. Robert Mueller has hired 13 high-powered attorneys at taxpayer expense, with more on the way. One early estimate of the cost runs to around $100 million. This is to look into alleged Trump-Russia collusion for which months of investigations have turned up no evidence at all (indeed, it’s smelling more and more like a hoax concocted to hamstring and delegitimize Trump while covering up Hillary’s embarrassing loss) and to investigate whether Trump obstructed justice in trying to stop an investigation that he has the absolute legal power to stop but he didn't stop it.

With that many lawyers eating up that much time and tax money, special counsels are under intense pressure to find something – anything – to charge someone with. That’s when the investigations start expanding like the Blob. People start getting prison sentences for misremembering a detail while giving testimony, like Scooter Libby, or Martha Stewart, who was never charged with insider trading but was imprisoned for misleading investigators by denying a crime that she was never even charged with. We’re likely to enter a new phase, where the daily political news will start reading like a Kafka novel. Or, ironically, like something out of Russia, except from the era when Stalin’s henchman Lavrentiy Beria railroaded his political rivals into prison with the motto, “Show me the man, and I’ll show you the crime.”


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This is the swamp voters sent Trump to drain, but if he’s not very careful and doesn’t move quickly, his Administration will get sucked down into the muck before they can drain it.

LEAVE ME A COMMENT BELOW. I READ THEM!

Comments 1-5 of 145

  • Richard V Peninger

    06/21/2017 06:54 PM

    Governor Huckabee,
    What can citizens do to help the President? Everyone and their brother is asking urgently for money. What is money going to do to help President Trump?
    thanks,
    Richard

  • H. Curtis Norman

    06/21/2017 04:51 PM

    Mike, I encourage you to continue to report on the obscene costs of this exercise in silliness, as well as the background and tilt of the lawyers Mueller is hiring---there's no way this can be viewed as unbiased or objective. In addition, sitting Presidents cannot be prosecuted per long standing justice dept interpretation of the constitution---enuf already!

  • John J Walsh

    06/21/2017 12:24 PM

    Mike: Dem's lost again BIG time in Georgia!!!! Mueller should be fired and the Obama adm. especially Hillary Clinton, Loretta Lynch,Bill CLINTON, and Barack Hussein Obama for Obstruction of Justice. Best Regards, John Walsh

  • Donna Malone

    06/21/2017 09:26 AM

    I pray this foolish spending of tax payers money will stop. All elected officials who support this nonsense at tax payers expense will prayerfully be voted out of office at their next election.

  • Robert Burton

    06/20/2017 02:20 PM

    I trust Trump. Maybe Trump will use this fiasco to get an amendment to put congress on social security and "Obamacare" like the rest of us. Maybe this is the "can" Trump can tie to their tail and these taxpayer abusers can pay for their own baloney. (Mike, you ought to see what I deleted...!)