Former 'Time' Editor Disappointed Mueller Report Didn’t Provide Narrative

NewsBusters | 6/11/2019 | Staff
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It’s no secret that Democrats are very disappointed that the Mueller Report did not give them the smoking gun that would finally end the Trump presidency. Instead, they have been forced to expand their search in the continuing efforts to remove the President from office.

On a Monday segment of Morning Joe, former Time editor Walter Isaacson was asked by Associated Press White House Reporter Johnathan Lemire why the Democrats should even bother putting on these “show hearings” related to the Mueller Report. He responded by saying that the purpose is to build a narrative:

JOHNATHAN - LEMIRE - Walter - Johnathan - Topic

JOHNATHAN LEMIRE: Walter, it’s Johnathan, let me get you on the same topic here to use Kurt’s phrase it’s “show hearings” that’s gonna happen here in the House. Do you see any lessons from history that could be applied? But more than that, is it possible this is going to do more harm than good to the Democrats and allow Republicans to sort of paint it as, this is just a nonsensical display?

WALTER ISAACSON: I think the main thing to do with these hearings is something that we lack, and...
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