The inspector general released findings from the “investigation of the investigation,” or the dive into whether or not the Mueller investigation of Russian interference into our elections was biased against the President (it wasn’t) and run properly (there were problems).
What else happened?
Same day, the House announced its Articles of Impeachment against President Trump for obstruction of justice and abuse of power. Read the full document here. More on this to come.
An hour later–same day–Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada has been agreed on after months of negotiations between the President and House democrats who held out for stronger enforcement rules. The new deal will replace NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) and will include rules on intellectual property and e-commerce, among other things. More on this to come.
What’s the deal with the inspector general report?
President Trump says that the Mueller investigation was “an attempted overthrow, and a lot of people were in on it and they got caught, they got caught red-handed.”
But the report states, “We did not find documentary or testimonial evidence that political bias or improper motivation influenced the decisions” by the bureau.
Here’s a quick look at both sides of the debate.