Trump lawyer attacks Mueller report, sees nothing wrong in taking Russian info

Brenda Watkins
April 24, 2019

Democratic Party leaders have cautioned against impeachment just 18 months before the 2020 presidential election, although prominent liberals have called for the start of proceedings to remove Trump from office since the release on Thursday of Mueller's report.

A redacted version of Mueller's long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, the product of a 22-month investigation, built a broad case that Trump had committed obstruction of justice.

State-backed Russian operatives were meddling with the USA elections and used using Bitcoin (BTC) to help fund Donal Trump's campaign.

Levin said Mueller's findings were essentially an "impeachment report", and the actions of the mainstream media and Democrats are a "disgrace".

Allegedly the Russian operatives were exhausting all methods necessary- purchasing VPNs, purchasing a domain hosting and more via Bitcoin to ensure that they create large-scale political propaganda.

"We will have to decide, do we nonetheless go through an impeachment - because to do otherwise would signal that somehow this president's conduct is okay, that future presidents can engage in this kind of corruption without effect - or do we decide that we are better off doing oversight ... rather than a formal impeachment?" Nadler says he wants Mueller to testify before the committee no later than May 23. "We may get to that, we may not", he said, adding that lawmakers needed first to "go through all the evidence".

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For months, Democratic congressional leaders had been clamoring for the speedy release of the findings of Mueller's probe into whether President Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russian Federation. "That's going to be a very consequential decision and one I'm going to reserve judgment on until we have a chance to fully deliberate on it", House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on "Fox News Sunday".

The White House's strategy, meanwhile, was on bristling display in Giuliani's talk show appearances: attack the investigators as biased and the witness testimony as self-serving and untruthful.

"It's two or three pages of calumny, lies and distortion", he said.

As people all over the world dive into the Mueller Report findings, the debate will continue no matter what the results within partisan circles. "There were no crimes by me (No Collusion, No Obstruction), so you can't impeach".

That included acts by Trump's former White House counsel, his former chief of staff, a former staff secretary and multiple other formal and informal advisers.

"The President's efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests", the report said.

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