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Trump Drew A Red Line For Mueller; Mueller Just Crossed It

20/03/2018

JONATHAN TURLEY

440px-Director_Robert_S._Mueller-_IIIdonald_trump_president-elect_portrait_croppedBelow is my column in The Hill newspaper on the issuance of a subpoena to the Trump organization for records pertinent to Trump business dealings in Russia.  President Trump previously responded to a question of whether such inquiries into his business dealings would be a “red line” by saying that it would.  Whether it is a red line or a “Rubicon,” Mueller seems to have crossed it.  Of course, the Trump Organization has been asked for information previously and it is cooperating. However, this is a direct demand for business records.  In the best case scenario, this could be a clean up subpoena to guarantee that all available documents have been reviewed.  Then again it might be a new front in the investigation.  Notably, this weekend, President Trump and his counsel ramped up their criticism of the investigation — criticism that I continue to view as unwise and inappropriate.

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