The score: Trump 1, Liberal Media Machine 0.
But that doesn’t mean the game is over.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered his report to the Department of Justice, noting that the report doesn’t conclude that the president committed a crime, but it also doesn’t exonerate him.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein determined in a summary report issued on Sunday that the evidence presented didn’t warrant bringing charges against anyone.
President Trump took the report as a complete victory, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) noted that the fight isn’t over.
The closure of the special counsel’s probe, while offering a potential political boost for Trump and a political weapon to wield against Democrats, does not mark the end of legal woes for Trump and people close to him.
Other investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee. Committees of the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives are also preparing a series of their own inquiries.