The real story, according to Trump, was how the counterintelligence investigation in Russia began—a story that special counsel John Durham would have gotten to the bottom of the matter.
“The verdict is a major defeat for Durham and the Department of Justice prosecutors, who have spent three years looking for irregularities in the Trump and Russia investigation.”
It remains to be seen when Durham will conclude his investigation and whether he will press charges against anyone else.
What is clear, however, is that Sussman’s allegations, which have been by far the most well-known outcome of the Durham investigation to date, amount to significant swing and failure on the part of the special counsel.
the pointIt has always been difficult to line up Trump’s wild claims about the seriousness of the Durham investigation with its results. This disparity has never been more pronounced than it is today.