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Can You Obstruct a Witch Hunt?

The Mueller report was apparently more ambiguous on obstruction than on collusion. Trump obviously had impure thoughts about the investigation and, if he had his druthers, would have shut it down. But he never did. Moreover, that there was nothing to Russia collusion gets to a key point about his motivation that the media and the Left were never willing to credit — he really thought he was being treated unfairly, and for good reason.

Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: 

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