The Mueller report – it all began with the FBI in an impossible position in 2016

US CORRESPONDENT

The Mueller report on alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government is with the US Justice Department.  The Attorney-General (with every degree of plausibility) says that there is no case to answer on the main charge.

Do we know who has won and whether it matters?

In an environment where the middle ground has narrowed to vanishing point, it looks like a big victory for Trump.  His opponents had charged him with quasi-treason. The charges could not be sustained.  Their over-reach raises questions about their judgment and sustains Trump’s narrative that political and media elites are out to get him.

The half of the country that is sympathetic to Trump has been given a reminder of why they might want to support him for re-election in 2020. Continue reading “The Mueller report – it all began with the FBI in an impossible position in 2016”