The president crowing about vindication is a ploy to distract from the mounting evidence of collusion with Russia
It was easy to tell how rattled President Trump was by Robert Mueller’s most recent and devastating court filings. In a tweet-storm, the president (referred to as Individual 1 in the court documents) kept insisting the filings were good news for him.
This is a typical Trump ploy going back decades to his earliest days in the real estate business. After having to settle a case in which the family real estate empire was turning away black tenants in the 1970s, the young mogul rushed to the microphones to claim victory.
Link : Trump’s tweets show how rattled he is by Mueller’s findings | Jill Abramson