Monday, April 22, 2019

Seth Abramson's thread on volume 1 of the Mueller Report

Can be found here. Just a few tidbits below.

98/ "The investigation also identified numerous links between the Russian government and the Trump Campaign."

99/ You will hear many today distinguish, quite rightly, between "did not establish [beyond a reasonable doubt]" and "no evidence" of conspiracy (or "coordination," which Mueller apparently defined identically as "conspiracy").

100/ The report *explicitly says* that "did not establish" does *not* mean "there was no evidence."
115/ Mueller has now confirmed a major topic of dispute (pg. 9): He *simply* concluded *insufficient evidence* to convict beyond a reasonable doubt on conspiracy. That's a *totally* different result than "no evidence."

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