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Liberals are jonesin’ for impeachment after Mueller questions leak

Resistance Twitter is overzealous.

 

David Covucci

Tech

Published May 1, 2018   Updated May 21, 2021, 5:02 pm CDT

Late last night, the New York Times published a list of four dozen questions that Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask President Donald Trump.

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The questions—which focused on possible collusion as well as obstruction of justice—were swiftly dismissed by the president this morning.

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But despite the president’s denial, those on the left saw it as a major step in what they hope will be the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency.

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Others who have been hot for the investigation ever since it was launched saw this as a brilliant negotiating tactic by Mueller, who has cornered the president by getting these questions out into the press.

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Some on the left had more layered theories: If the leak didn’t come from Mueller and it wasn’t a masterstroke by the president’s team to get ahead of the investigation, then it was absolutely a botched gambit by Rudy Guiliani.

(Because, you know, the president can only mess things up, according to them.)

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The news was met with the most glee by Russia collusion tweetstorm brigade Twitter—prominently Louise Mensch and Seth Abramson—who saw this a clear indication Mueller was planning on indicting Trump for his “crimes” against the Republic.

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(Or in Mensch’s case, indicting him again.)

Abramson went so far as to say that this was a clear sign that Mueller could recommend felony charges against Trump, which could bring about an impeachment referral from the Justice Department.

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Trump, for is part, is currently still a free man and also the president.

This article has been updated. 

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*First Published: May 1, 2018, 9:26 am CDT