The Russia Investigations: Unanswered Questions In The Eye Of The Storm

The president and his lawyers may be close to submitting a take-home exam of sorts to special counsel Robert Mueller, but so many other points about this imbroglio remain unresolved.
Special counsel Robert Mueller leaves after a closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 21, 2017, at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Source: Alex Wong

This week in the Russia investigations: New reports set the table for the resumption of action if the special counsel's office is waiting until after the midterm election.

The eye of the storm

If Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller isn't observing a de jure "quiet period" ahead of the Nov. 6 election, he is observing one de facto. Notwithstanding a lot of noise about the prospect for more indictments or other action, Mueller so far hasn't delivered.

That suggests that Washington, D.C., may be passing through the eye of the Russia imbroglio and will continue to experience a comparative calm until the arrival of the opposite inner wall of the storm, possibly after Election Day in

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