Prior to the release of the redacted Mueller report, when Barr’s con-job summary was setting the Beltway press narrative of NO COLLUSION COMPLETE EXONERATION, I figured if Mueller objected to a PR blitz that misrepresented his report, he’d say so. Turns out he did:
Here’s the letter from Robert Mueller to Bill Barr. pic.twitter.com/vvgKDt8zO4
— Charlie Gile (@CharlieGileNBC) May 1, 2019
The Mueller report and now this letter make clear Mueller was trying to get the truth to the public.
Is it too late? Barr is being by turns coddled and grilled on the Hill right now, depending on who’s doing the questioning, but is anyone still paying attention?
The political ramifications for Trump are secondary here. It’s an ongoing national security issue.