No One Can Replace Robert Mueller

There is no viable “backup plan” for the special counsel’s investigation.

Robert Mueller gives a speech at Tabor Academy in May 2017. Citation: CNN

The Donald Trump legal team has been notably unable to escape from the shadow of its client. At every step of the way, otherwise professional lawyers start to act like the bombastic, reckless President that they are trying to keep out of prison or historical infamy. First, Trump attorney Mark Kasowitz was fired after directing…



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Eric Medlin

I’m a writer interested in the intersections of history, ideas, and politics. I publish every week.