Magazine June 24, 2019, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• “Who, me? Get a job? And lower Junior’s adversity score?”

• Robert Mueller spoke. In a press statement announcing the end of his service as special counsel, he reiterated the findings of his probe, but in such a way that his listeners would read between the lines that he thinks Trump was guilty of obstruction but just couldn’t be charged under longstanding Justice Department guidance. This was irregular, to say the least. A prosecutor is supposed to indict or shut up. Nothing stopped Mueller from making the traditional binary prosecutorial judgment on whether Trump was guilty of a crime and

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