Kevin McCarthy (Credit: Getty/Jim Watson)
As happens almost every day, Wednesday featured a late-breaking bombshell Trump story. This one was the welcome news that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had done his job and appointed a special counsel to take over the Russia investigation. He made a good choice by picking Robert Mueller, the former U.S. attorney and FBI director for 12 years under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
All in all, Mueller is probably the best we could have hoped for in this moment, although some expert observers like Marcy Wheeler are concerned that the scope of …read more