I remain skeptical that the Mueller probe will end with hard evidence that Donald Trump committed crimes on the ‘collusion’ part of the investigation. (The obstruction front is a very different matter.) ‘Skepticism’ may even overstate my knowledge. I simply have no idea. Possible? Absolutely. But it’s certainly not something I’m betting on.
That raises a basic question in my mind: the level and ferocity of the White House orchestrated attacks on Mueller and the FBI suggest Trump and his top associates expect catastrophically damaging findings and/or criminal charges.
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