Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation will take a most unusual turn, according to The Washington Times. Since the Special Counsel invoked the unusual “conspiracy to defraud the government” charge, he has spread a much wider net in capturing victims. Donald Trump could be the real target of this charge.
The Mueller team “could use the same legal strategy to go after President Trump and his associates, even if the conspiracy is not linked to a criminal act,” The Times reports.
Mueller used the strategy to ensnare the Russia cyber network and it could work against Trump according to the publication quoting the Lawfare blog.
Last month, the witch hunting Mueller indicted 13 Russian nationals guilty of promoting a troll farm conspiracy against the U.S. election. The same approach was employed in securing a plea deal last month with Rick Gates, the aide for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort.
The underlying theory is the Russians committed a crime by preventing the government agencies from doing their job[…]
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