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Time for Democrats to refocus on beating Trump in 2020

The Mueller report was supposed to give us that gotcha moment when the dirty deeds of Donald Trump would be laid bare for all the world to see. It almost happened, too.

Mueller got indictments, convictions or guilty pleas from 34 people and three companies, including Trump’s former lawyer, campaign manager, and national security advisor. Mueller even bagged a Russian spy and hackers with ties to the Kremlin.

In the time-honored vernacular of the ‘hood, it seemed that Mueller convicted everybody and their mama. But alas, when Mueller handed over his report to Trump’s handpicked Attorney General, William Barr, the newly minted AG sent a summary to Congress. In that summary, Barr claimed that Mueller’s report didn’t prove Trump colluded with the Russians, and that on the question of Trump obstructing justice, Mueller’s report was inconclusive.

Trump is the new Teflon Don. Just like the late mob boss John Gotti, Donald Trump is a tube of cheap glue. Nothing sticks.

But here’s the thing …

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Photo: Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking with attendees at a Trump Tax Town Hall hosted by Tax March at Events on Jackson in Phoenix, Arizona. By
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Solomon Jones is an Essence bestselling author and award-winning columnist. He is the creator and editor of and host of Your Voice weekdays from 10 to Noon on Praise 107.9 radio. Click here to learn more about Solomon.

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