Chuck Todd: Trump Only ‘Technically Exonerated of a Crime', He Caused Suspicion

NewsBusters | 3/31/2019 | Staff
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Despite the fact Attorney General William Barr’s letter explicitly quoted the Special Counsel’s report, stating, “[t]he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities”, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd was on NBC Sunday suggesting the President wasn’t really cleared of the collusion conspiracy theory.

In an interview with Wyoming Senator John Barrasso (R), Todd kept insisting that the President was guilty in some way. He even went so far as to suggest Trump was only “technically exonerated from a crime”:

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Let me ask you this. The special counsel did not -- did not find a crime when it comes to conspiracy. There is a counterintelligence investigation. This is what we know from it. And I'm curious if you think the President is exonerated from all of these things, allegedly asking Comey for loyalty, allegedly telling Comey that he hoped he could let Flynn go, telling the Russian ambassador in the Oval Office that he got this Comey thing out of the way, the public asking for help. The President's behavior, while he's technically exonerated from a crime, is he exonerated from his behavior as a president?

Barrasso noted that when it came to the President’s behavior it would be up to the electorate to decide what to do. “I think that the President has been clear with the American people. He has been, I believe, falsely accused for the last two years and Mueller has proven the fact that there was no collusion or conspiracy,” he added.

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Seizing on the fact the President was falsely accused of being a Russian asset by the media for two years, Todd put the blame on Trump himself. “Do you think he was falsely accused because of his behavior led people to believe...
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