Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Judge rips Mueller’s britches in his dress down – and puts him in his place. Now Mueller is the one who is obstructing justice. The judge wants to see the evidence in full – no redactions.
For your information.
May 4, 2018 BY:
U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis admonished special counsel Robert Mueller’s lawyers Friday for potentially exceeding the bounds of their mandate to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Ellis questioned whether investigators’ mandate covered charges of tax and bank fraud against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, even though they are unrelated to the 2016 election, the Wall Street Journal reports. Ellis suggested Mueller’s team was simply trying to put pressure on Manafort “to sing” by revealing information about President Donald Trump.
“You don’t really care about Mr. Manafort,” Ellis said to Mueller’s team. “You really care about what information Mr. Manafort can give you to lead you to Mr. Trump and an impeachment, or whatever.”
Ellis was equally blunt in saying there must be…
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