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originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan
So yes, no, maybe? Rewording my question to align with your right wing biases doesn't absolve you of my request to answer it.
originally posted by: OccamsRazor04
a reply to: theantediluvian
Iirc they said it was not based on new information. That would mean it was based on what he was cleared on unless I missed something.
The financial crimes charged, though unrelated to Mueller's initial duty of looking for a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and foreigners, are real, and no federal prosecutors with jurisdiction could ethically overlook them.
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
a reply to: Krazysh0t
Ive long been an enemy of federal law enforcement. Its a racket that does more to trample American freedom than any other element of government.
They set people up, kill people in unspeakable ways, and pursue objectives not in line with voter values.
The judge's comments as to Mueller's motivation are dicta. Dicta are the unsolicited, unnecessary and often personal opinions of the court on matters not strictly before the court and not integral to the court's ruling. Stated differently, there is an abundance of speculation in the media but zero evidence in the record before Judge Ellis -- zero -- on which he could base his opinion; and his opinion of the prosecutor's motivation is irrelevant. It made national headlines because Trump supporters agree with it, and it is probably accurate -- but it is legally meaningless.