Robert Mueller is picking a fight that Donald Trump is going to hate
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s witch hunt against the President has dragged on for over one year.
Mueller is pressing to reveal indictments because public opinion is turning against his fishing expedition.
So Mueller is about to pick a fight Donald Trump is going to hate.
Having failed to produce any evidence of collusion against Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn or George Papadopoulos, Mueller is down to his last chance to prove criminal collusion during the election.
The special counsel’s office is investigating Trump associate Roger Stone because Stone claimed he communicated with WikiLeaks funder Julian Assange through an intermediary in the 2016 election.
Robert Mueller’s special counsel’s office appears to still be investigating Trump adviser Roger Stone and working on a case in court involving one of his former associates.
At least five prosecutors from Mueller’s office and two attorneys representing Andrew Miller, a former Roger Stone associate, spent almost 90 minutes in a sealed court proceeding before Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the DC District Court Wednesday morning.
The courtroom activity was not open to the public, but Miller’s attorneys previously told CNN they were challenging requests for Miller to provide information to Mueller’s grand jury. Their public statements about a challenge to Mueller came before investigators indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers, and Stone surfaced as a person in contact with them during the campaign. Stone was not charged in the Russian hacking indictment Friday.
Mueller’s witch hunt has come up empty on collusion charges.
It’s not for lack of trying.
Stone is Mueller’s last chance to pin a conspiracy to collude with Moscow on a Trump associate.
But Stone has repeatedly denied colluding with Russia.
Mueller looks like he is rapidly approaching another dead end, but with the midterm elections approaching, expect the special counsel to keep Stone’s name in the headlines in order to damage Trump’s political prospects.