The "conspiracy theory" is about one thing: is anyone above, or below, the Constitution? Is it the supreme law of the land, or something else such as political expedience, lack of interest, etc?
Rule of law demands this be dealt with, interest or not, cesspool deserving or not.
There is a much bigger issue at stake...and, the significance of it was well stated by Martin Luther...you'll see the principle.
“If I profess with the loudest voice and clearest exposition every portion of the truth of God except precisely that little point which the world and the devil are at that moment attacking, I am not confessing Christ, however boldly I may be professing Christ. Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is prov