Mueller’s Press Conference Makes the Impeachment Tightrope Tougher to Walk for Democrats

Special counsel Robert Mueller makes a statement on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election at the Justice Department, May 29, 2019. (Jim Bourg/Reuters)
The special counsel just upped the pressure on those in the party who think impeaching Trump is politically ill-advised.

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It is fair enough to observe that in his short but explosive speech, delivered at the Justice Department this morning, the special counsel did not say anything that wasn’t already set forth in his report — a point being emphasized by the White House. The sprawling report is 448 pages long, however. In his nine-minute address, Mueller quite consciously highlighted the portions of the report that fuel the Democrats’ calls for impeachment.

Mueller was adamant that he did not make a finding on whether President Trump should

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