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Published On: Tue, Jun 20th, 2017

David Brooks ‘uncomfortable’ with ‘lack of emerging evidence’ in Trump probe, Whitewater was worse than this

On Sunday’s broadcast of ‘Meet the Press’ New York Times columnist David Brooks expressed concern that the Times and the /Washington Post might be “getting ahead of [themselves]” when it comes to assuming that they will find evidence that President Trump “colluded” with Russia during the 2016 campaign.

Brooks says he is “starting to feel uncomfortable” about the “lack of emerging evidence” to prove such a claim. He says he is concerned that he might have gotten “a little head of ourselves.”

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“I’m bothered by the lack of emerging evidence about the underlying crime — that there was actually collusion or coordination between the Trump White House [and the Russians].”

“I’m actually getting more uncomfortable with this whole deal.” he said.

During his testimony, former FBI Director James Comey stated that the NY Times report on collusion was “not true” and Byron York covered the hearings, stating that the coverage is not “about collusion anymore.”

Brooks has now written that Whitewater was a worse scandal.

In his op-ed Tuesday, Brooks said little evidence has turned up in the months-long investigation into Trump that suggests he or his associates did anything illegal and that the probe is hindering the government from writing legislation in more concerning policy areas.

“In retrospect Whitewater seems overblown,” he said. “And yet it has to be confessed that, at least so far, the Whitewater scandal was far more substantive than the Russia-collusion scandal now gripping Washington. There may be a giant revelation still to come. But as the Trump-Russia story has evolved, it is striking how little evidence there is that any underlying crime occurred — that there was any actual collusion between the Donald Trump campaign and the Russians. Everything seems to be leaking out of this administration, but so far the leaks about actual collusion are meager.”

The Whitewater controversy centered on then-President Clinton’s and Hillary Clinton’s venture into a failed real estate deal in Arkansas that led to federal investigations of fraud and embezzlement.

 

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