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#310362 - 01/14/19 08:38 AM Re: Collusion has now been shown. What now? [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Agreed: It would be horrible and cause many more problems than it would solve. But out of those millions of pissed off people, there have to be a few who are crazy enough to do it. My point is actually that nobody, not even the President of the US, can get away with pushing people too far. Everybody has a breaking point. For most of us you'd have to murder our children or something similar to get that kind of response, but I know very well that there are people who you just have to look at funny to evoke violence. And they tend to collect guns.

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#310401 - 01/16/19 05:38 PM Re: Collusion has now been shown. What now? [Re: rporter314]
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Originally Posted By: rporter314
Why have a report if Guiliani wants to essentially issue a different report?


It'not Guiliani.

Trump's AG nominee has now said he may not release the Mueller report.

Quote:
But Barr, testifying at his confirmation hearing, said that under his interpretation of the special counsel regulations, he didn’t believe that Mueller’s final report was required to be made public. Barr said he believed Mueller’s report would be “confidential,” but that as attorney general he would issue a public summary of its findings.

Barr also said he believed that the attorney general had some “flexibility and discretion” about what he could disclose to the public after the Mueller investigation concluded.
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#310403 - 01/17/19 12:12 AM Re: Collusion has now been shown. What now? [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Sure, all those things may be true, but they all are meaningless since the Democrats hold the House and their Oversight Committee can subpoena the whole un-redacted report. They can also (and will, to be sure) subpoena Mueller to testify in an open session. If Republicans were still running the House and Senate, then they might have kept it secret. That era is over.

Some people are saying the Justice Department will redact the report and keep it private. Maybe they can do that, but Mueller will be a private citizen when he is done, not a Justice employee. The House can subpoena him and there's not a damned thing Trump or Justice can do about that.

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