All the president's men and women: how disobedient aides saved Trump

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Mueller report reveals how staff told to do illegal things did not but some say that doesn’t mean Trump is not guilty of a crime

The myth of Donald Trump presents him as a man of authority, a leader loved and feared, a boss who demands loyalty – and gets it.

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Mueller’s pointing out that Trump was one refused request away from succeeding in his effort to obstruct justice

The FBI director, James Comey, did not end an investigation of the former national security adviser Michael Flynn, despite Trump’s suggestion that he do so.

The White House counsel, Don McGahn, did not tell the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, Mueller must be removed, despite Trump’s order that he do so.

Aides Corey Lewandowski and Rick Dearborn did not deliver a message to the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, that he should confine the Russia investigation to future election meddling only, despite Trump’s order to do so.

McGahn refused to change his recollections about events surrounding Trump’s direction to have Mueller removed, despite multiple demands that he do so.

Priebus recalled that McGahn said that the president had asked him to ‘do crazy shit’

Related: What’s missing? The clues to Barr’s 1,000 Mueller report redactions

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