Children’s Hospital Faces Backlash for Hiring Transgender Activists as Chaplains
Twitter Reveals How Many Accounts Were Banned Over COVID 'Misinformation' Policy
Get Fauci Off the Stage
China and the Democratic Party: Power Is Intoxicating
Who's Ready to Die of Laughter Over What the Left Now Finds Racist
Kardashian's Balenciaga Statement Sparks Outrage: 'It's Not Difficult to Draw the Line at...
Parents Are Now Worried About Another Shortage…and the White House Has No Answers
House Democrat Who Had Just Won Reelection Dies
Xi Jinping’s Abrupt Reversal of Fortune Provides a Wake-Up Call and New Direction...
Why the Media Have Shifted Gears on the VA Walmart Shooting
NH Gov. Chris Sununu Says Trump's Announcement 'Fell Flat' and Shares Why He...
House GOP Should Ban Earmarks
The Good Men and Women of the FBI
All I Want for Christmas Is Total Partisan Gridlock
Trump Exhaustion Syndrome

Wall Street Journal Ed Board Tells Mueller to 'Wrap it Up'

Last week's bombshells in the Robert Mueller investigation turned out to be nothing of the sort. Paul Manafort's crimes, lying to prosecutors about his contacts with Ukrainian business partners, were unrelated to his work on the Trump campaign. As for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, he admitted to lying about his contact with a a Russian national who reached out to the Trump campaign, but nothing transpired.

"So a Russian wanted to insinuate himself into the Trump orbit but nothing happened," the Wall Street Journal editorial board summarizes. "Why drop this into a sentencing memo?" 

They conclude:

"All of this argues for Mr. Mueller to wrap up his probe and let America get on with the political debate over its meaning for Mr. Trump’s Presidency," the Wall Street Journal urges. "Mr. Mueller has been investigating for 19 months, and the FBI’s counterintelligence probe into the Trump campaign began in July 2016, if not earlier. The country deserves an account of what Mr. Mueller knows, not more factual dribs and drabs in sentencing memos."

To some Democrats, however, Friday's information dump was earth shattering. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) said Michael Cohen's admitting to hush payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal may even be an "impeachable offense" for the president. Trump rejected that notion on Monday and said the payments were a private matter. (Please forgive the misspelling of "smoking," which earned its own Twitter trend.)

By the way, as the WSJ notes, how are Democrats legitimately going to try and impeach Trump for trying to cover up a supposed sex scandal, when their party defended President Bill Clinton during his White House affair? "Good luck trying to impeach Mr. Trump for campaign-finance violations," they write.

Oh, and what does this have to do with Trump's supposedly colluding with Russia?

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Video