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Luckily for the Trumps, Some Laws Are Hard to Break

There’s a reason Mueller shied away from prosecuting Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr.
Source: Reuters

Campaign-finance law may be one of the few areas of the law where ignorance is bliss. In Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s February 2018 indictment of Russian operatives, he stated that Russians talked to . The open question over the past year was whether there was any intentional conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russians—for instance, at a fateful meeting at Trump Tower between Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner, and Donald Trump Jr.; Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Kremlin-connected lawyer; and others. The release of Mueller’s report highlights one reason the members of the Trump campaign were never charged: The

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