We have now heard about as reliably as we have to date that Bob Mueller’s Russia probe is ending very soon, as early as next week, and that he will then be filing his report to the new Attorney General. Bill Barr will then, at some point, release a ‘summary’ of those findings to Congress and presumably to the public. So, is the fix in? Is this somehow being shut down? Did Bill Barr, who only became AG last Thursday, shut this down on Trump’s behalf?
A lot of this doesn’t compute to me for reasons I’ll explain below. But I wanted to run through what I think are the key questions we should be asking and the range of possibilities we should see as possible explanations for this news.
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