MSNBC’s Tur on Mueller Report: ‘This Vindicates the President on Collusion’

NewsBusters | 3/24/2019 | Staff
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Buckle up, folks. Because the meltdowns we’re about to see concerning the principle conclusions of the Mueller Report via a letter from Attorney General Bill Barr will rival or top those seen on election night 2016.

Upon being read portions of the Barr letter, MSNBC host and one-time Trump campaign correspondent Katy Tur was forced to painstaking admit that Mueller’s findings have “vindicate[d] the President on collusion.”

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To see the relevant transcript from March 24's MSNBC Live, click “expand.”

KATY - TUR - Thing - Question - Julia

KATY TUR: One thing I still have a question on, Julia because we joined Pete slightly late is whether Mueller found any evidence of conspiracy.

JULIA AINSLEY: I’m glad you asked that, Katy. I just got to a footnote. What he decided to investigate was coordinated, this would be conspiracy charges. He wanted to be able to define coordinated. Whether or not the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian efforts. I’m going to read you what it says here in this footnote, it's key. It says: “In assessing conspiracy charges special counsel also considered whether members of the campaign coordinated with Russian election interference activities.” “The Special counsel,” this is key, “defined coordination as an agreement, tacit or expressed between the Trump campaigned the Russian government on election interference.” And in that case they did not find that coordination. They said there were several attempts by the Russian government to reach out to the Trump campaign but it says: “Despite multiple offers from Russian affiliated individuals to assist the Trump campaign, the special counsel did not find...
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