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Im not a skeptic, but I also wasnt surprised that the Mueller didnt contain an outright statement of collaboration between Trump, his campaign and the Russian government. That last phrase seems critical to me, Russian government. We talk about oligarchs, but dont seem to understand what that means. If a small cartel of extremely wealthy people are pulling the strings of the government, would they let the government get its hands dirty when it found a kindred spirit running for election in a hostile country?
Donald Trump has come out as being opposed to the Foreign Corrupt Practices laws. He is a white collar criminal the Trump Tower Moscow was a kickback scheme. This is more about institutionalizing kickbacks to the oligarchs, which Trump believes himself to be.
As such I wasnt surprised that there was nothing to convict him of collaborating with the Russian Government, he was working with the governors of the government. Legally its not the same thing.
Now weve established that he didnt collaborate with the government, how about the Foreign Corrupt Practices. There wasnt any word of him not being guilty of those. Should I assume that Bill Barr put out what he did because there was ample evidence of that?