Mostly it appears that Department of Justice protocol prevents a sitting President from being charged with a crime. On Wednesday, former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III took to a press conference.
Notably Mueller confirmed three big ticket things from the investigation.
- Mueller is closing the office and retiring to private life.
- The presser confirmed in his own words that due to protocol — Trump could not be charged, although, he did not rule out Congressional intervention to remove Trump from office.
- The Special Counsel also notably said that “words speak for themselves”.
Particularly this quote is standing out to most and a clear indicator, that Mueller is handing any remaining reigns to the actual lawmakers.
“Beyond what I’ve said here today and what is contained in my written report, I do not believe it is appropriate for me to speak further.”