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Robert Mueller's first statement about Russia probe Special Counsel Robert Mueller gave his first remarks about his team's report into the Russia meddling into the 2016 elections. #Mueller #Politics #CNN #News. (Image by YouTube, Channel: CNN) DetailsDMCA
I took some notes as Mueller gave his brief statement:
Muller is leaving the justice department to return to private practice.
"It was critical to obtain full and accurate information from
every person we investigated."
"Report has two parts First volume details numerous efforts
by Russia to influence the election. Conclusion there was insufficient evidence
to support broader conspiracy."
"If we had confidence the president clearly did not commit a
crime we would have said so."
"Charging the president with a crime was not an option we
"Constitution requires a process other than the criminal
justice system to formally accuse the president."
"That report is my testimony. I would not provide any
"The attempts by Russia to influence the elections deserves the attention of every American."
My take: Mueller made it clear he was not legally able to prosecute Trump, and another process is required. That process is impeachment. That is the message that screams from between the lines. And it's what Republican Justin Amash, making the call bipartisan says.
I just called my congressional representative-- Brian Fitzpatrick-- who represents a swing district and told him it is time to join Amash in calling for opening an impeachment investigation. Even if the Senate will not convict, it is the duty of the House to investigate. Failure to do so abrogates their responsibility to the constitution and to voters.
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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)