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All hell breaks loose?

It’s 5 business days to vacation. Will I make it? Going 7 years without a vacation is like running a super iron man triathlon and dragging my sorry ass over the finish line.

In the meantime, Methodical Mueller is taking his time organizing all the felonies into one larger talking indictment, or whatever the hell they’re called. I have to admit that even I’m getting impatient. It seems like it’s taking too long. But when I compare it to the Whitewater investigation, I realize my impatience is due to the complete absence of leaks. All we see is the panic and tension in the hierarchy of players as Mueller’s investigation homes in on his target(s).

Anyone want to guess what that breach is between Trump and Sessions? I don’t think Lindsay Graham was necessarily throwing Sessions under the bus. Maybe he was just stating the obvious. Sessions isn’t protecting Trump and he wants a different AG. Sounds to me like Graham is saying that by the time Trump appoints someone more to his liking, the damage will be done. Maybe Sessions got a Senator to sign off on getting Trump’s tax returns. Or maybe Sessions told him about the discoveries of all Trump’s organized crime connections. That would explain why Trump is flipping out over Bruce Ohr. It’s not his wife’s connections to GPS Fusion. It’s that Ohr understands how the Russian Mafia works.

Whatever is actually going on, there’s a slight possibility that Mueller is going to make a revelation today. Slight because I don’t think he’s going to do anything before it’s time. In fact, I don’t think Trump is safe from this typical timeline. He’s not on the ballot. And Republicans who aren’t implicated in any of his crimes can safely denounce him when the truth comes out.

No, I don’t think there will be any big revelations today. If Mueller is the kind of prosecutor I think he is, he’s going to continue the investigation right through October and let Trump and his droogs twist in the wind waiting for the final report.

I wouldn’t put it past him to indict if it’s serious enough.

It’s probably that serious.

update: Amy Siskind made the observation that Trump hasn’t tweeted once today. Of course, this doesn’t mean he’s worried or anything. He might be off to some stupid Trump hotel for Labor Day weekend. Still, presidenting has never stopped him from tweeting so what’s going on?

Any news? Rumors? Idle speculation?