Andrew Weissmann, a former prosecutor in the Mueller special counsel’s office, has released a book, “Where Law Ends,” that come down on Mueller and top assistant for NOT going hard enough on Donald Trump….
I agree with Weissmann….
Robert Mueller ducked in the end….
Donald Trump muscled him into submission….
Even if he couldn’t technically charge a sitting President with crimes ….
He SHOULD have went before the camera’s and said to the American people that under the law?
Donald J. Trump committed crimes he would have charged ANYONE else of….
The special counsel’s final report outlined significant evidence of possible obstruction but did not draw a conclusion about whether Trump had obstructed justice — citing previous Justice Department opinion that a sitting president cannot be federally indicted, combined with concerns about the fairness of leveling an allegation against someone who would not be able to answer a charge in court.
“Director Mueller’s decision was to not make that conclusion, and by the way, I would have done it,” Weissmann said. “I told him why I would have done that.”
Ultimately, Attorney General William P. Barr and then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein reviewed the case and decided the evidence was not sufficient to make an obstruction case.
Mueller was silent throughout the special counsel investigation, although he held a brief news conference when he formally closed his office, testified before Congress about the work and wrote a Washington Post column in July defending the prosecution of Trump’s longtime friend Roger Stone, a case the special counsel’s office had initiated….