“Accountability”? The Mueller Hearing Is How Trump Escapes It
The New Yorker
The special counsel’s congressional testimony was tough to watch, for many reasons.
Concerns about Mueller’s performance are not mere theatre criticism. He was unable to defend his report and its findings beyond referring to the text, over and over again. He needed to explain in clear terms the conclusions he reached and why. He didn’t.
“Running out the clock, refusing to participate, stonewalling: the Trump playbook worked. This, in the end, is the lesson of the Mueller investigation,”
"The concerns about Mueller’s halting performance were not mere theatre criticism. He was unable to defend his report and its findings beyond simply referring lawmakers to the text, over and over again."
In the New Yorker, Susan B. Glasser has a perceptive and insightful analysis of the Mueller hearings. As Trump might say, our country is f.....