Democrats believed the Mueller report would provide a roadmap to impeaching Donald Trump.
They were counting on the special counsel delivering a smoking gun they could use to remove the President from office.
And now that the report is out, you won’t believe what this high profile judge said about the chances of impeaching Trump.
For months, Fox News legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano warned viewers that President Trump was in grave legal danger for obstruction of justice.
But in the wake of the Mueller report being made public, Napolitano declared Trump was in the clear.
Napolitano said the “serious legal jeopardy” for Trump is “gone” and warned that pursuing obstruction of justice could “explode in their faces.”
“[W]hat the Democrats want to do, this may very well explode in their faces politically, Stuart, is second-guess Bill Barr and Bob Mueller,” Napolitano told Fox Business Network’s Stuart Varney. “Now, Barr told us that there were 10 instances of alleged obstruction of justice. Whatever the bottom line is, they decided there’s not enough to prove the case. The Democrats are going to take those 10 instances and parade some lawyers out there, ex-prosecutors who’ll say there is enough to prove the case. Which is why I said this just turns the page. The serious legal jeopardy for the president is gone. The political jeopardy, he knows how to deal with.”
He added, “To the Democrats and the Trump haters, it’s fuel for them to continue digging more deeply into this. I think they’re making a mistake doing it, but I predict they’re going to do it because that’s what they think their base wants.”
Impeachment defenders still have fodder in the Mueller report that they can use to press their case.
But the simple fact of the matter is Robert Mueller did not make any determination of whether or not President Trump obstructed justice.
He left that matter up to the Attorney General.
And his word on that matter – as Napolitano points out – is final.
We will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.