Mueller’s Grand Jury

Bob Mueller, the special prosecutor looking into the Trump organization and possible connections with the Russian government has set up a grand jury in Washington, District of Columbia.

  • This is an interesting development as a grand jury gives Mueller the ability to subpoena witnesses and documents; and if the evidence warrants it, Mueller has a panel of jurors who he can present his evidence for a determination on the ultimate questions: (1) Did the president or members of his campaign commit a crime or crimes in meeting with Russian officials; (2) Did the Trump campaign collude with Russian to tilt the election to Trump; and (3) If Russian interfered in the 2016 general election, what measures can be undertaken to prohibit Russia from interfering in future elections.

It is this third scenario that has been lost in the partisan push back over both the congressional investigations and the special  counsel’s investigation. read more