Most Voters Believe Robert Mueller Has Conflict of Interest
More than 50% of Americas of voters think special counsel Robert Mueller has a conflict of interest because of his past working relationship with sacked former FBI Director James Comey the Hussein Obama White House, and Hillary Clinton’s failed Y 2016 Presidential campaign, according to a new survey.
Key results from the December Harvard CAPS-Harris survey:
- 54% think Mr. Mueller, who is leading the Department of Justice’s Russia investigation, has a conflict of interest because of his ties to James Comey.
- 72% of Conservatives and 53% of Independents think a conflict of interest exists.
- 65% said they have heard of Robert Mueller.
- 34% hold a favorable or very favorable view of Mr. Mueller, while 31% hold an unfavorable or very unfavorable view of him.
Mueller’s Russia probe has resulted in 4 overreaching and/or questionable indictments: former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort, and Mr. Manafort’s business associate Rick Gates, former super junior Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The investigation originally began looking at whether The Trump Campaign colluded with Russia. Collusion is an allegation and not a crime.
It was revealed this week members of Mr. Mueller’s team exchanged hundreds of anti-Trump text messages during the 2016 Presidential campaign.
In the Congressional grilling of Rod Rosenstein Wednesday, Mr. Mueller’s DOJ supervisor, it was clear that on the Key questions from the panel that Mr. Rosenstein was very evasive and uncomfortable.
It is time for Robert Mueller to pack it in.