Over at National Review, former federal prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy has weighed in on Trump's Ukraine shenanigans and arrived at some out-of-the-box conclusions.
A review of David Priess, “How to Get Rid of a President: History’s Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Chief Executives” (PublicAffairs, 2018)
A review of Greg Miller, “The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy” (HarperCollins Publishers, 2018)
Two narratives about Russian interference in the 2016 election are in direct competition with one another.
Thus far, my argument with former federal prosecutor and National Review columnist Andrew C. McCarthy has been about whether and how the president can be held to account for obstruction of justice. Having gone back and forth over the territory in several exchanges, it now raises a different question: Are the facts and the law as he states them?
No sooner did the internet ink dry on my analysis of Andrew C.
The Mueller investigation is moving forward. Already Special Counsel Robert Mueller has obtained two guilty pleas and handed up two indictments of mid- and high-level figures from the Trump campaign. President Trump himself appears to be in the crosshairs and the future of his presidency would seem to hang in the balance. As we assess the picture, the most important fact to keep in mind is that we do not know what Mueller knows.