Several MSNBC officials expressed their opinion that the testimony of former Special Representative Robert Mueller to the House Judiciary Committee did not meet Democratic expectations campaign not conspired with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election. The second half of the 448-page report detailed a number of cases in which the president committed behavior that could be considered a hindrance to the judiciary.
While the ex-special advisor had made no finding of disability, citing a long-standing department The Democrats in the committee hoped that Muller's statement would be the case that Trump would have been charged if he had not been president.
Chuck Todd of MSNBC argued that the Democrats "understood what they wanted" in terms of substance, but added that "on optics, this was a disaster.
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Similarly, MSNBC National Security Analyst Jeremy Bash said: "With all respect for Bob Mueller and his lifelong career service ̵
According to Bash's comments, MSNBC presenter Nicolle Wallace gave a similar assessment of Müller's testimony, but she was more critical of the people working for the former special adviser.
"Well, like As a former employee, leave Blame me directly on the employees, and if this is the first time someone has sat behind Robert Mueller and saw him this way, they are shouldering all this blame, "Wallace said. "But as an employee, you do not have to base your principle on failure, and these people worked with him, they worked under him, they taught him, they were very aware of his abilities and shortcomings." In addition, MSNBC Moderator Ari Melber was in the room for Mueller's statements, and his analysis was similar to Todd, Bash, and Wallace.
"Bob Miller's statements today were unconvincing, let alone aggressive," he said. "Bob Müller's understanding and presentation of the underlying facts he wishes to discuss because they are in the report were not very detailed and did not meet the expectations of some."
"Bob Muller's statement Today's day was unenforceable, let alone aggressive, and Bob Mueller's understanding and presentation of the underlying facts was not very detailed – @AriMelber pic.twitter.com/ygmv2PURyR  – TheBeat with Ari Melber (@TheBeatWithAri)
July 24, 2019