WSJ editorial board calls on Robert Mueller to resign from Russia probe

WSJ editorial board calls on Robert Mueller to resign from Russia probe

[Ed. – The beginning of the end for the special counsel.]

The editorial board of the Wall Street Journal called on Thursday, October 26, for Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Counsel Robert Mueller to step down from his role in investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.

“It is no slur against Mr. Mueller’s integrity to say that he lacks the ‘critical distance’ to conduct a credible probe of the bureau he ran for a dozen years,” the Journal’s editorial board wrote. “He could best serve the country by resigning to prevent further political turmoil over that conflict of interest.”

The statement also noted:

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It turns out that Russia has sown distrust in the U.S. political system — aided and abetted by the Democratic Party and perhaps the FBI. This is an about-face from the dominant media narrative of the last year, and it requires a full investigation.

The Washington Post revealed Tuesday that the Hillary Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee jointly paid for that infamous “dossier” full of Russian disinformation against Donald Trump.

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