Axios gives a quick summary of what is generally known about Donald Trump election to be come President and the every increasing picture of the extensive Russian influence efforts thru contacts and money …..
What is pointed out is the fact that Mueller & Co. have held their cards very closely…..
That has prompted Republicans supporting Donald Trump to continually try to use any method they can to leak the actions of a criminal investigation in order to undermine it…
Of course Trump himself spent the early days of the investigation working to undermine the American Intelligence Community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation….Both those have held fast and even with Trump appointee’s have pushed back and recovered….
One thing is true of all major political scandals: What we know in the moment is but a tiny, obscured, partial view of the full story later revealed by investigators.
Why it matters: That’s what makes the Trump-Russia drama all the more remarkable. Forget all we don’t know. The known facts that even Trump’s closest friends don’t deny tell a damning tale that would sink most leaders.