For a great whereas now, it’s been understood that Mike Pence, whether or not he performed a task within the authentic Trump-Russia scandal or not, has not less than been lower than truthful about it.
Back in early 2017, Pence knowledgeable the media that he was unaware Trump’s National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was concerned in unlawful Russian exercise, however the fact of the matter is that Democrats despatched him a letter two months earlier than that telling him about it.
Also, while you pair that with the truth that the Trump transition group – ran by Pence, no much less – knew about Flynn’s Russian antics…nicely, it’s not arduous to place the items collectively.
However, extra just lately, it seems issues have taken a fair stranger flip. Not way back, it was reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been in possession of all of the Trump transition group e-mails for a number of months. What does that imply precisely? It means Mueller is already totally conscious of what Pence knew about Flynn and Russia, which implies if Pence knew of a felony and did not report it, or conspired to hinder justice by hiding the Flynn-Russia scandal, he’s toast.
Well, he could possibly be, besides the House Intelligence Committee can be speaking about those self same transition group e-mails, and their model is alleged to be void of Pence’s title:
“Investigators on the House Intelligence Committee have pored over thousands of emails from the Trump transition team but can’t find Pence’s name in any of them, even though he led the transition, said a Democrat familiar with the House’s Russia probe. The Democrat was not authorized to detail private documents and spoke on condition of anonymity.”
Hmmm. You know, that may doubtless carry extra weight if we weren’t speaking concerning the very House Intelligence Committee that simply pulled the ridiculous Devin Nunes memo stunt with a view to get Donald Trump off the hook, which didn’t work.
Something about it simply appears extraordinarily fishy. A brand new stunt to guard Mike Pence, maybe? Or may it’s that Pence, in an effort to cowl his personal tracks through the transition, instructed the group to by no means embrace his title?
Either approach, it doesn’t look good for him.