Let’s Not Risk Future Intrusions in Our Democracy
Even as the National Guard deployed for Hurricane Michael and Brett Kavanaugh took over national media coverage for some time, we still need to remember the ongoing Mueller investigation and Russian involvement in the elections. GOP frustration with the investigation is mounting, which could lead to the dismissal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Republican patriots should resist such actions. For the good of the country, the examination of Russia’s interference in the last elections must be allowed to reach a natural but swift conclusion.
A president’s responsibility lies above protecting the countries good name. Partisan speculation about its outcomes aside, the Special Counsel continues to lead a vital inquiry. To date, 26 Russians have been indicted for election-related crimes, and every intelligence agency agrees Russia meddled. What’s more, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Director of Intelligence Dan Coats, and FBI Director Christopher A. Wray — all appointed by President Trump and confirmed by the GOP-led Senate — have expressed grave concerns about future intrusions in our democracy.
Whatever malfeasance was at work in 2016, the American people have a right to know — and our leaders have an obligation to act. This is a serious