Robert Mueller Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Irony of Ironies

That the entire “collusion” narrative was misconceived simply could not be true, in the view of the mainstream media, since their entire political world-view was based upon it.

Shades of Presidential Scandals Past

Though impeachment is the wrong remedy, the Mueller report details disturbing conduct that hearkens back to the 1990s.

Make-Believe Worlds

In coverage of both the Mueller report and the Jussie Smollett scandal, the mainstream media and its readers inhabit a world which is not only gratifying to their prejudices but one where everybody as far as the eye can see thinks more or less exactly as they do on the important issues of the day.

Another Warning Sign

The Mueller report is a window into the manner of administration that characterizes the Trump era, and therefore is another warning about how fundamentally unprepared our government is for a significant crisis or emergency.

Mueller Did the Right Thing

The investigation wasn’t a ‘witch hunt,’ and the integrity of the system has been vindicated.

If Democrats Want to Protect the Rule of Law, They Can’t Rush the Mueller Report

Democrats might contemplate whether they would rather see special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report or whether they would prefer that the prosecutions he initiated proceed as planned, without the additional wildcard of the unredacted report thrown into the mix.

Trump-Russia Made for Gripping Fiction

Witness is a term that is both religious and legal. The proper role of the journalist is that of witness—in both senses of the word—to the country’s re-creation. Honest witness requires humility, a virtue all but extinct in 21st-century media.

The Barr Letter Interlude

When we look back upon the sordid story of the Trump campaign, Russia, and the special counsel’s investigation, we won’t remember its conclusion as defined by Attorney General Barr’s letter but by Special Counsel Mueller’s report.

The Manafort Revelations Raise a Haunting Question for Trump

The apparent revelation that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared polling data with a suspected Russian intelligence asset has predictably reignited questions of possible Trump campaign collusion with Russia.

Trump Wants a Witch Hunt. Are Democrats About to Give It to Him?

President Trump has long portrayed the Mueller investigation and efforts to remove him from office as a political witch hunt. The best thing that could happen to him is for House Democrats to try to impeach him based on evidence that American swing voters find unconvincing.