As Trump chased money and power, Mueller followed the money trail of corruption

The Secular Jurist

By Robert A. Vella

In the classic film of the Watergate scandal All the President’s Men, an FBI official (Mark Felt) known then only as “Deep Throat” tells Washington Post investigative reporter Bob Woodward to “follow the money” in the pursuit of President Nixon’s criminal conduct:

Almost five decades later, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is doing the same thing in pursuit of President Trump’s suspected criminality.  Considering that Mueller is a highly skilled prosecutor, and that Donald Trump’s entire adult life has been filled with all manner of corruption (e.g. shady business deals, bullish behavior, bribes, etc.), there is good reason to believe that Trump’s political fate will be similar to Nixon’s.

This morning, another legal bombshell was dropped on President Trump as he was departing for Argentina to attend the G20 summit.  The news prompted him to cancel his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin who…

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