The Trump card

Many Republicans, including the leaders of the House and Senate, have cautioned President Trump not to interfere in the Mueller probe.  Let him finish the investigation, they insist.  Let the process play out. But what if the process never plays out?  The investigation into "Trump-Russia collusion" in the 2016 election should wind down of its own accord eventually, after every plausible thread of evidence has been examined and the president is either exonerated or impeached.  That shouldn't take forever. But what if Mueller's intention is simply to keep the investigation going?  He has the means to do that.  Part of his mandate is to pursue any other potential crimes he happens to come across in the course of his investigations, so there's no limit to the number of suspicious activities he might choose to look into.  He could play this process out forever.  And so long as...(Read Full Post)