“This seems more like an effort to prosecute Donald Trump.”
“What the hell are we investigating?” “Why are we going through with this charade?” – U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (R-Wis.)
Foxnews.com reports that
The morning after President Trump publicly warned Special Counsel Robert Mueller to stick to Russia and avoid probing his family finances outside that scope, a new report quoting a single, anonymous source has struck the White House like a bomb.
The report, by Bloomberg News, says Mueller’s investigation has indeed expanded to examine a range of business transactions by the president and his associates.
The transactions in question largely involve Russian interests, and it’s unclear from the report whether the investigation might eye non-Russian dealings – which Trump warned in an interview with The New York Times would be crossing a red line.
Asked whether an examination of his family finances unrelated to Russia would be a breach, Trump said, “I would say yes.”
But the Bloomberg report portrays an investigation that continues to expand and evolve, as the president openly voices frustration with its scope.
According to the report, investigators are looking at Trump’s involvement with Russian associates on a development in the U.S.; the Russian purchase of apartments in his buildings; Trump’s sale of a Florida mansion to a Russian oligarch and even the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow. Bloomberg’s source reportedly said this aspect of the probe is rooted in an investigation launched by former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, among dozens of federal prosecutors canned by the Trump administration earlier this year.
In the Times interview, Trump complained about multiple aspects of the Russia controversy and case, including that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from the investigation.
He turned his attention to Mueller as he griped that the special counsel was hiring lawyers who donated to his general election rival Hillary Clinton.
The president also called him out for having interviewed for the job to replace ex-FBI Director James Comey just before his appointment and warned he could start discussing the special counsel’s “conflicts” on the job.
Trump said after Mueller was named, he said to himself, “’What the hell is this all about?’ Talk about conflicts. But he was interviewing for the job. There were many other conflicts that I haven’t said, but I will at some point.”
The Times interview eventually delved into what Trump might do if Mueller went too far beyond the Russia lane in looking at his and his family’s financial transactions.
“I think that’s a violation,” Trump responded. “Look, this is about Russia.”
Trump would not say whether he’d consider seeking Mueller’s ouster in that scenario but defended his transactions.
“So I think if he wants to go, my finances are extremely good, my company is an unbelievably successful company,” he told the Times, according to the transcript. “I don’t do business with Russia.”
White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked at Thursday’s press briefing whether Trump has plans to fire him, but said, “although he has the authority to do so, he doesn’t intend to do so.”
Back on June 13th, I wrote a post titled: “Special Counsel Mueller Hires Dem Donors. Is This an Investigative Staff or a “Firing Squad”?” concerning the hiring of Democrats to be a part of the investigative team looking into whether President Trump “colluded” with Russia.
In that post I set up and asked the following pertinent question…
…The thing is Muller was appointed FBI Director by George W. Bush whom he served under for 10 years.
When Barack Hussein Obama became President, Mueller served under him for 2 more years.
His past, plus his present staff activity has lead me and others to throw up a red flag about this guy, fearing that he may be another Establishment Political Weasel like James Comey, who followed Mueller as Director of the FBI.
Why would a Special Counsel hire so many financial supporters of the Democratic Party to assist in investigating a matter which the Democratic Party has erroneously linked to a President?
Is Professional Bureaucrat Mueller putting together an Investigative Staff or a Firing Squad?
Well, boys and girls, I think that we now know the answer to my question.
The moment that it was announced that a “Special Counsel” had been named and it was announced who it was, the little hairs on the back of my neck stood straight up.
Make no mistake. Mueller is a part of the Washington Establishment.
While it is true that he served under both a Democratic and Republican President, he is still quite partisan. His loyalties are to the Washingtonian Status Quo.
That is why he is expanding his investigation into the business dealings of a then-private citizen.
What boggles the mind is the fact that Donald J. Trump and Donald Trump, Jr. have committed no crime.
Even the Liberal Professor Emeritus from Harvard, Renown Legal Scholar Alan Dershowitz has written in op eds that no crime has been committed.
On, the night of the 2016 Presidential Election, Hillary and her henchman, Podesta came up with this cockamamie Russian Collusion Fairy Tale, which the Libs have been harping on, repeating lies as being facts, as if they graduated from the Dan Rather School of Broadcast Journalism.
As I have written before, the frenzy which they have built themselves into as a group resembles the mentality of an old West Lynch Mob.
They want a hanging, and by gum, there WILL be a “hanging”, even though, as Professor Dershowitz has written, there is no proof whatsoever that the President did anything wrong.
Being the minority Political Ideology in America has never stopped Modern American Liberals from trying to enforce their will upon the American people.
On November 8th, the Electoral College, put in place by our Founding Fathers, stopped them.
And, the Russia-Trump Collusion Fairy Tale is their attempt to circumvent our Constitution.
And now, it is apparent that Mueller is a part of “The Resistance”.
It appears to this average American that Mueller, being well-connected in the Washington Establishment, is cut from the same cloth as Former FBI Director James Comey.
Mueller is turning out to be a political weasel, a professional bureaucrat who views himself to be more important than he actually is, just like Comey.
President Trump needs to go ahead and fire Mueller.
…before he and the rest of “The Resistance” usurp the will of the American People.
Until He Comes,