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Apples, Oranges, Trump, Smollett

Ryan Lizza would like to know why Kyle Smith feels free to complain that Jussie Smollett has been let off the hook after committing a crime when he hasn’t leveled the same complaint about Donald Trump:

It may have something to do with the difference between this, quoted from the Mueller report itself:

The investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.

And this, from the “prosecutor who made the decision” in the Smollett case, as quoted by Julie Bosman of the New York Times:

Fun try, though.

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