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Inspector General Michael Horowitz found “no documentary or testimonial evidence” that political bias sparked the Russia probe. Naturally, Barr had a different take.
Comey struck a defiant tone on Twitter, where he cast the news that he would not be prosecuted as vindication.
“Trump demanded Plaintiff’s personal allegiance, he sought retaliation when Plaintiff refused to give it.”
“Not only is it extremely unethical to do it, in many circumstances it’s going to be illegal”
“Blind loyalty to this man [Trump] led me to choose a path of darkness over light.”
Prosecutors provided a lot of fresh detail about Cohen’s criminal wrongdoing over the last few years — ranging from tax fraud to orchestrating hush money payments to women during the campaign.
“If the only thing you were basing an obstruction case were these two tweets, you wouldn’t have a case. But the pattern here is off the charts.”
Here's why that matters.
“Why would I take it off the table?” Trump said Wednesday.
“My own view is that the president can be indicted, but that’s not the Justice Department’s view.”