Donald Trump has insisted from the start that the Mueller investigation into collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election is a “witch hunt” and that nothing illegal took place.
If that’s the case, why are all of the president’s men lying to Mueller’s investigators, a phenomenon not seen since the Watergate scandal? “This many lies is unusual,” said Barbara McQuade, a former U.S. attorney in Michigan. “This group seems particularly insistent.”
The list gets longer every day:
–Paul Manafort, former campaign manager;
–Michael Cohen, Trunp’s personal “fixer”;
–George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign foreign policy advisor;
–Michael Flynn, Trump’s former national security advisor;
–Richard Gates, deputy campaign chairman.
Then there’s Jerome Corsi, who claimed Mueller pressured him to commit perjury. This is a guy who made his rep on the political right by spreading lies that President Obama wasn’t born in the United States.
Corsi was working with Roger Stone, a longtime Trump political advisor, who said he would never betray the president.
Why would Stone say that if Trump did nothing illegal?