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Here's why Donald Trump can't come clean on Russia

Original story at Mother Jones• 8 mentions • 6 days ago

Mother Jones 6 days ago

 
There is an old chestnut that gets tossed out whenever a scandal hits: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. The saying traces back to Watergate. Sen. Howard Baker, the top Republican on the Senate Watergate committee, once noted, "It is almost always the cover-up rather than the event that causes trouble." This week, following the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn, NBC News' Chuck Todd was one of many who quipped, "It's not the crime, it's the cover-up." And that was certainly a significant element of the Flynn imbroglio: Flynn had lied about his December conversation with the ...
 
 
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Here's why Donald Trump can't come clean on Russia https://t.co/ewywGMelud via @motherjones
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RT @DavidCornDC: Why Trump Can't Come Clean on Russia. https://t.co/9YDEhgLre2
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RT @davidfrum: Very good by @DavidCornDC : Sometimes the crime is worse than the coverup https://t.co/7tiktqpUM9
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