The Atlantic

Mueller Helped Trump Keep His Most Important Secrets

The central question about the Trump-Russia matter remains unanswered.
Source: Eric Thayer / Reuters

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report has settled—or all but settled—important questions about the Trump-Russia matter.

Did Russia intervene in the 2016 election with the conscious and articulated intent to help elect Donald Trump? Yes.

How important were these interventions to the outcome? Large, possibly decisive.

Did the Trump campaign know that Russia wasFrom the beginning, cybersecurity experts said Russian hackers had obtained leaked Democratic emails. The Mueller report decisively refutes Julian Assange’s alternative explanation—the lie that WikiLeaks had an “inside source.”

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Interessi correlati

Altro da The Atlantic

The AtlanticPolitics
The Risk of Elizabeth Warren’s Dodging
She’s presented herself as the truth-teller, the straight-talker, the one who can break down complex economic ideas and bring nonprogressives along.
The AtlanticPolitics
What America Didn’t Anticipate About China
For too long, policy makers ignored the possibility that China could transform the U.S., rather than the other way around.
The AtlanticPolitics
The Atlantic Politics Daily: What Warren Won’t Say
Elizabeth Warren emerges as a front-runner with one particular hangup: admitting how to pay for Medicare for All.