Magazine August 12, 2019, Issue

The Week

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• Robert Mueller seems as tired of talking about the Mueller report as the rest of us.

• Democrats were hoping that Robert Mueller’s House testimony would somehow catalyze anti-Trump sentiment in a way his 450-page report didn’t. But Mueller refused to go beyond the four corners of the report and was laconic to a fault, in addition to often not being able to hear questions. Rarely has made-for-TV drama been such bad TV. The impeachment drive continues to stall out.

• Donald Trump will never be accused of aiming before he fires. He tweeted that members of the so-called Squad —

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