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Interpreting the New WaPo Blockbuster on Trump

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 3: (AFP-OUT) President Donald Trump speaks during a luncheon with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on April 3, 2018 at The White House in Washington, DC. The President answered questions from the media about illegal immigration from Mexico and relations with Russia. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 3: (AFP-OUT) President Donald Trump speaks during a luncheon with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on April 3, 2018 at The White House in Washington, DC. The President answered ques... WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 3: (AFP-OUT) President Donald Trump speaks during a luncheon with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on April 3, 2018 at The White House in Washington, DC. The President answered questions from the media about a wide range of issues including illegal immigration from Mexico and relations with Russia. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 3, 2018 9:07 p.m.

Here’s my interpretation of the new Washington Post blockbuster which sheds dramatic new light on the Mueller probe and the legal exposure of the President. It is the first concrete evidence we have to date that the President’s own conduct is being investigated in the collusion/interference part of the Mueller probe.

Let me start by saying that the precise language used in the article is key. I am working on the assumption that the piece is closely edited for clarity.

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