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originally posted by: OccamsRazor04
a reply to: BlackJackal
If you want to investigate his finances do it the way it should be done. Get enough information and move forward. Do not do it under the guise of "but Russia".
originally posted by: BlackJackal
Ok, here is the rub. Having an opinion is one thing, but it is obvious Whitaker was choosing sides by writing that op-ed. How do I know that? Simple really, the entire story line about it not being ok to investigate Trump’s finances is nothing but another Republican/Trump manufactured nothing story.
As you can see, the mandate for the special council specifically allows him to investigate any crimes that he discovers during his investigation.
Nah, like I pointed out above, Mueller is well within his mandate to go where the crimes lead him. But you’re smart, I’m sure you knew that already right?
That op-ed definitely could be viewed as a bias to an impartial observer even if you don’t think it could.
Oh, another part of the recusal law I would like to point out that applies in this case:
"Where in private practice he served as lawyer in the matter in controversy, or a lawyer with whom he previously practiced law served during such association as a lawyer has been a material witness concerning it;