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Some meta-Müller questions

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Secret grand jury testimony and information in relation to an ongoing investigation, will be removed from the report before it is made available to the public; Doug McKelway reports from Washington.

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On the roster: Some of the meta-Müller-questions – Time-Out: R&Brie – Fox-poll: Biden and Bernie, the one-mile – Audible: Claws out – the case of the cruel crop-duster

SOME META-MÜLLER QUESTIONS
Good Grief.

After two years of frothy speculation about the results of the Special Counsel, to Robert Mueller‘s investigation into the Russian interference in the election of 2016, finally we have some answers.

But here, we always go all frothing again.

We have not yet seen the report, of the currently scrubbed and scoured by lawyers to the Ministry of justice, the blackening of the bits that may be of national security harm, damage an ongoing investigation or false slander of the innocent and the uninvolved.

However, because of Müller’s topline finding that neither President Trump and his campaign conspired with a Russian agent to defeat his opponent in 2016, Hillary Clinton, look, we have a sudden change of lanes.

Democrats, who had defended Miller, and his actions Trump are shifted into attack mode against a Ministry of justice some of you will say, the cover-up ‘ s misdeeds. Some Republicans, meanwhile, are renewing their attacks on federal law enforcement. They argue, as Müller now has the President on the most important concerns acknowledged, the evidence of systemic corruption within the Department.

But we don’t know what else in the report, and we still don’t know how much of it is published. Depending on the decisions made by the Minister of justice, William Barr, can we only at the beginning of a week-long fight over what the Congress and the public get to see.

But the spin in the absence of evidence is worse than a waste. As we have just observed, after two years of Müller at the time, insubstantial spin produces incorrect, arbitrary expectations, and often leads to rank embrace. But since the complaint, the coin is our current political field, there are many, to ignore both sides happy, the huge object lesson fell on their heads on Sunday afternoon.

But there are a lot of good questions today and in the coming days.

Are these messages help break the fever under Democrats or intensify? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has for months been warning their fellow Democrats away from impeachment proceedings, instead urged them to focus instead on the gain in the year 2020. We would suggest that this is a reality check of Müller strengthens your hand in the long run.

How does a post-Mueller Trump behavior? The presence of Müller ‘s research was a powerful tool for the president’s helpers in the search for ways to restrict the mercurial chief executive. While it is certainly in the running state and Federal investigations of alleged ethical and legal violations by the President, his administration and his family, a large weight has been lifted. How will trump behavior now that he is unbound by Müller? Remember that the voters consistently have shown aversion to chaos in the Trump in the White house.

The Democratic presidential candidates are best positioned to thrive in the new environment? The political ground is shifting quickly, but we do not yet know in which direction. As we are in our first question, we can say whether these Democratic voters are discouraged, or even bloodthirsty. Certainly it will be a painful adjustment for the proportion of the Blue team, did not feel sure that Trump will serve out his first term in office. These and other democratic voters require a candidate that promises of legal retaliation for trump? Other Democrats are trying to forget the whole thing, the focus on the traditional questions?

This will increase or decrease the Republican unity? As long as trump was in the face of an existential threat of Müller, it is somewhat easier to paper over intra-party disputes. Just like the Republicans of the dangers the Miller could, to keep in order to try to trump in the line, the White house could help the threat of Müller, back down dissent. As we have seen in the last few weeks, the Republican Senate has increasingly restless. On the other hand, who was who, the restraint has some loyalty to Trump concern for collusion, no more excuse.

We are. at the beginning of the morning hours of the next political era, and know very little about the facts and decisions that shape it That sounds like a good time to consider the possibilities, but a bad time for bold claims.

Politicians and the press should act accordingly.

THE SET OF RULES: BAD APPLES
“Because the prospect of present loss or advantage may often tempt the governing party in one or two States to swerve from good faith and justice; but those temptations, not reaching the other States, and therefore little or no influence on the national government, the temptation will be fruitless, and good faith and justice be preserved.” – John Jay, Federalist No. 3

TIME-OUT: R&BRIE
NPR: “[The] result of a recent experiment by researchers in Switzerland … to determine how waves may impact on the microorganisms, which gives the cheese its taste. The experiment, with the title cheese in Surround Sound, launched last autumn, with nine 22-pound wheels of Emmentaler, laid out in nine separate wooden boxes. The various fromage was played, different kinds of sound waves and songs… There is also a control-and-cheese wheel, that was not any music. The cheese was exposed to music 24 hours a day over six months, by a transmitter, the sound waves in the cheese wheels. … If the cheese is aged, it was analyzed that had been exposed to by professional food technologists, who have found the cheeses to the music a milder taste in comparison to the control cheese. The group has also found that the cheese was played hip-hop had samples of a recognizable, stronger smell and stronger, fruitier taste than the other test,” – said in a summary of the experiment, the results of the expert opinion.”

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INDICATOR
Trump job performance
Average Approval:
44 Percent
The average of the rejection: 52 percent
Net Result: -8 Points
Change from a week ago: up 4.2 points
[Average, includes: Fox News: 46% approve, reject – 51%; USA Today/Suffolk: 48% approve, reject – 49%; CNN: 43% approve – 51% oppose; Gallup: 39% approve – 57% lean; Monmouth University: 44% approve – 52% disapprove.]

FOX POLL: BIDEN, SANDERS, A TOP DEMOCRATIC PREFERENCE
Fox News: “So many Democrats running for President, the race feels like a March Madness bracket. If it were, the number 1 seed would be the former Vice-President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. To beat either favored would-be President Donald Trump in the Finale 2020, according to the latest Fox News poll. Primaries, voters were read a list of 20 announced and potential candidates for the 2020 nomination. Biden is the top choice with 31 percent, followed by Sanders at 23 percent. California, Sr., Kamala Harris (8 percent) and former Texas Rep. Beto O’rourke (8 percent) make up the second rank. They are followed by New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker (4 percent), and Massachusetts sen. Elizabeth Warren (4 percent) and New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (2 percent). … Two-thirds of Democratic primary voters want Biden to run, and he is the top-beat choice under which, the prioritization of trump, followed by Harris, Sanders, and O’rourke. Among those who say that it is more important to vote for the candidate that you could as the one who will win, Sanders is the first choice, followed by Biden.”

What are the voters? – Fox News: “The survey also asks primaries voters about the policy. More a candidate, are celebrities ‘very’ likely to back Medicare for all ” (67 percent) and 70 percent tax rate on income over $10 million (53 percent). Less than 4 out of 10 are very likely to vote for a candidate supporting the delivery of the Green New Deal (37 percent), payment of reparations for the descendants of the slaves (31 per cent) and the abolition of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE cream (25 percent). The hypothetical head-to-heads among the registered voters show support for trump is between 40-42% against any Democrat tested. He fills both Harris (39-41 per cent) and Warren by 2 points (40-42 percent). Sanders has a 3-point lead over the President (44-41 percent), but Biden performs best, covering Trump by 7 points (47-40 percent).”

Buttigieg youth-movement – WaPo: “[Pete] Buttigieg, who was elected mayor of South Bend, Ind., before he was 30, is used to the double takes. As his dark-horse candidacy, she has more get attention, he leaned in his old age, says a member of the ‘school shooting’ generation,” will live through the ” business end of climate change.’ … The Indiana Democrat, who is expected to officially his candidacy next month, has boomlet in the years of the “next big thing” – reporting to a real President. He raised more than $1 million, according to a CNN to have the town hall and seemed to be made the default for the input of the first Democratic debates. He added, with a skeleton staff, the extension of his campaign headquarters and start to build the kind of operation that could compete in the early States. Here is what it looks like on the ground.”

Activists of the party to test Booker’s loyalty Politico: “In an interview, [Cory] Booker laid bare what he has to fight: He is in the minority, most of the time he was in the Senate, and seen the power of the filibuster to block the conservative agenda. And he is worried that, if Democrats changes to the substance of the Supreme Court, will be exploited to potentially greater effect of the Republicans in the future. … But his institutional loyalties tested by an activist base lurched to the left and need a rest from the sprawling Democratic field, where he registers in the low to mid single-digit range. His ambivalence towards these explosive changes reflects Booker’s broader positioning in the 2020 race and in the Senate Democratic Caucus. … It is a profile, finally, was able to help him stand out among his colleagues to 2020…”

PLAY-BY-PLAY
Dems give Politically, the cold shoulder to GOPers to cross-party bills –

Hoyer heralds U.S.-Israeli friendship, and subtly blames Rep. Omar – WaPo

Sen. Tom Udall, D-N. M., announced he is retiring in the year 2020 – medium

Pergram: ‘Mueller-probe results in a different type of March Madness on Capitol Hill” – Fox News

AUDIBLE: CLAWS OF
“There is more than one way to skin a cat, and not everything that needs to be done, by legislation expressly.” – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, about her use of Twitter on the opponent of the major banks such as JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo.

FROM THE STANDS
To call “you for the comments [on] 22. March:” a lack of education social studies, to understand in which a few Americans, the value of their votes.’ My wife and I have never vote in an election where it is legal and possible. Lately I’ve noticed that freedom of choice exists in California and some other States. In CA, a proposal has been approved, only the two leading candidates appear on the last election ballot. The voting with an open primary where cross-party submission is allowed, led to no Republican candidates on the ballot for U.S. Senator this year. Therefore, the democratic party despise of today (earlier than ‘liberal’ Democrat years ago), I had NO choice. Now it seems to force a “trend” for malicious leaders of some States, the presidential voters to votes in proportion to the national votes. Thus, the citizens of these States have no voice at all. Your voice is stolen. If ever there was a justification for the armed uprising in this country, this is it. Incredible. Catastrophic. Criminal. Treacherous. All the appropriate descriptions.” – Victor Galindo, Laguna Woods, California.

[Ed. Note: Whoa, Whoa, whoa, Mr Galindo! It’s a little early in the week, now on “the question of armed uprising.” You did not give me time to be warmed up! I understand the frustration of the California Republicans, just Democrats press their party-political advantage by posting already weakened GOP permanent majority status. You could talk to Democrats in some Southern States, which have similar election laws in California. Louisiana, the Blue Team, would you say that a jungle primary system is not fun for the weaker party. And while I’m sure worried about what is a collection of 13 States in search of hack of the Constitution by the award of the electoral Committee, the victory is now, the winner of the national popular vote, I would you before the call to the elected leaders of these countries “vicious.” You may think that you are wrong, but I don’t necessarily see malice in what they do. These people believe in more direct democracy, a view that I accept, is kept warm and that they believe the country would benefit. And most of all, I would like to ask you to be especially careful with the accusation of high treason against their fellow citizens. With such serious words, which is not ensured so easily, that no fruitful discussion can follow, it does not diminish their value in the rare times where they may be necessary. In politics and life, it is possible to assume to the best of others, while always ready for the worst. The practice of Patriotic grace, is a blessing for both the recipient and the donor.]

“I’m embarrassed that this idea dawned on me in the young age of 61 years… but it is a shortcut with the name ‘Republican’ , the US is a ‘Republic’ and therefore supports concepts such as the Electoral College and the Senate? Similarly, the name of the ‘Democratic’ party, which is directly related to the strict definition of the term ‘democracy’ and, therefore, such things as the rule of the majority?” – Ted Toburen, Wake Forest, N. C.

[Ed. Note: There are such connections, in fact! The roots of our parties to track all the way back to the debate on independence, and most definitely the construction of the Constitution. The first precursor of the modern Republicans were the Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton. They favored a strong Federal government, a powerful Executive, the lifespan of the occupation of the Federal Department of justice and the indirect election of the President and the senators. On the other hand, the Anti-Federalists, the preferred de-centralization of power and stronger States. The weak articles of Confederation failed, the Federalists, most of whom were northerners, had their moment. With the help of the Virginian James Madison from the other side of the aisle, and gave us the basic Republican structure of our government. The Anti-Federalists had suffered, in the absence of a leader to match Hamilton, but that the matter was resolved when the newly elected George Washington, summoned Thomas Jefferson’s home from his diplomatic post in Paris. The fight inside Washington’s Cabinet between Secretary of state Jefferson and Minister of Finance, Hamilton was the flash point for a new, sharper partisanship. Jefferson distinguished party took the name Democratic-Republican, meaning to signal that you will need for both the will of the people, but for the benefit of the Republican institutions, the act would, as a check on tyranny. The Federalists groping soon. John Adams got bounced after one term, and Hamilton was finally disgraced, because of hush money he paid to cover up an affair. Jefferson’s victory in 1800 was the beginning of the end for the Federalist party. By the 1820s, they were made. The successor of the party, the Whigs, emerged in the 1830s, clearly the Federalist put forward cause, but soon enough together on the issue of slavery. In the middle of the 1850s abolitionists against the expansion of slavery organized in opposition to the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, which repealed the 1820 compromise, the prohibition of slavery in new States North of the southern border of Missouri. How dynamics of the anti-slavery cause grew, the members of this group took the name of Republicans. By this point, the Democrats had a long time ago, the R-word fell out of their name. With Andrew Jackson and his successor, the party, the passions were, which is clearly the will of the people over the Republican reluctance. The new party, the Definition of Abraham Lincoln, however, wanted the rule of law and of the Federal authority first. There are many, many exceptions, but in General, we can say that the Democrats put traditionally the largest value on the will of the people, while the Republican was more interested in the rights of individual persons.]

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THE CASE OF THE CRUEL CROP-DUSTER
WJW: “The court of appeal in Australia, take a look at a lawsuit Monday that alleged that a supervisor harassed a man with his flatulence. David Hingst, 56, is an engineer. “I would sit with my face to the wall and he would come in the room, which was small and had no window, Hingst said the Australian Associated Press. ‘He would fart behind me and walk away. He would do this five or six times a day.’ “He thrusted his ass to me while he was said to work” hung by a Jury in any preceding claim, which is dismissed. Hingst filed an appeal after the trap has been triggered. Hingst, said the bloating is causing him great stress.’ The Court of Appeal judge delivers a decision on the appeal on Friday.”

AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“Loyalty to the President is good, but loyalty to the truth and integrity of the country is better.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) speaks on “special report with Bret Baier” at 5. June 2013.

Chris Stirewalt , the politics editor for Fox News. Brianna McClelland contributed to this report. FOX News mid-term report in your Inbox every day wants? You can register here.

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