Is this President Trump’s way of warning Mueller of one last chance to come clean before the public finds out just what pies he dips his finger in?
President Donald Trump once again set Washington, D.C. in a tizzy with his morning tweet session. Today, he really took off the gloves. He usually shies away from calling out his Special Counsel adversary by name but this time he made an exception. “When is Bob Mueller going to list his conflicts of interest?” Trump blasted. “Why has it taken so long?”
Robert Mueller uses his talent as a political chameleon to blend right in with all the other mud in the swamp. It kept him in power no matter which team was in the White House. He has the second longest tenure as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Only J. Edgar Hoover himself beats Mueller.
President Trump hinted to the New York Times last year that he knows about more of Mueller’s conflicts that has made its way into public knowledge. Could this be his way of giving Mueller a chance to confess before the hammer drops?
“There were many other conflicts that I haven’t said, but I will at some point,” President Trump told the Times interviewer in September of 2017.
This morning, President Trump also wanted to know if those conflicts will be listed “at the top of his $22,000,000 report.” The president wanted to be perfectly clear he was talking about Mueller’s conflicts, not those of the Hillary Clinton fan club investigators in his office.
“And what about the 13 angry Democrats, will they list their conflicts with Crooked H?”
“How many people will be sent to jail and persecuted on old and/or totally unrelated charges (there was no collusion and there was no obstruction of the no collusion)… And what is going on in the FBI & DOJ with Crooked Hillary, the DNC and all of the lies? A disgraceful situation!”
When this morning’s twitter storm rocked the beltway, liberal defenders of grand inquisitor Mueller and his witch hunt started babbling. Conflicts? What conflicts?
Mueller released 30 whole pages of disclosure and they think that’s all there is. Our president believes otherwise. After all, Hoover only held the job as long as he did because of a huge collection of blackmail files against just about everyone.
When he died, Hoover’s personal secretary Helen Gandy “spent more than two months in the FBI director’s house on a leafy Northwest Washington street rifling through his personal files, the most powerful archive of blackmail material on presidents, politicians, and pundits compiled in American history.”
It wasn’t uncommon for Hoover to meet with various congressmen. “We understand you were with this prostitute last night, of course, we will be sure to keep it to ourselves.”
Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey aren’t exactly “best buddies” but they are friends. That didn’t stop Mueller from begging to take the Director title back for old times’ sake after Comey was fired.
“He was up here and he wanted the job,” President Trump to told the Times. “I said, ‘what the hell is this all about? Talk about conflicts. But he was interviewing for the job.”
Another thing, President Trump noted is that “Mueller’s old firm also had clients involved in the investigation.” Trump admitted that the Department of Justice “reviewed those and found no problem with Mueller’s current role, but what do those guys know anyway?”
As we have been learning daily, with the special treatment that Hillary Clinton got in the email server investigation and the way the current Justice Department administration is covering up for it, nothing that the top officials say can be trusted.
That is when President Trump ominously suggested he has an ace in the hole. “There were many other conflicts that I haven’t said, but I will at some point.” There is more than just a slight chance that those could involve Hillary Clinton, the State Department, and Uranium One.
At one point, Mueller personally delivered a sample of uranium directly to the Kremlin under orders of the State Department.
One possibility came up in a conversation that President Trump had with White House attorney Don McGahn. News reports of the meeting mention “the president cited a series of conflict-of-interest issues.” One of them “was a dispute Mr. Mueller had with Mr. Trump’s Washington-area golf course years earlier.”
Trump was convinced these conflicts are enough to justify firing Mueller. He wanted McGahn to tell deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein “the time for Mr. Mueller to go had come.”
The lawyer, well versed in legal wiggling and weaseling “believed those issues were not grounds for Mr. Mueller to be fired and refused to call the Justice Department.” The public may decide otherwise once they come out.
The controversy even spilled over into today’s congressional hearings. Deputy Director Rosenstein was on the hot seat.
Rosenstein denied knowing anything about any conflicts but if he did have concerns, he would take them directly to Mueller.
“If there were any conflicts of interest that were brought to our attention, I would discuss it with Mr. Mueller and then there could be a review within the department if there were a credible allegation of a conflict of interest. I am not aware of any disqualifying conflict of interest.”
The rats are still guarding the cheese.