GEORGE JARRETT: [克林顿] personally approved the scheme to peddle phony collusion information to the media, that dropped like a bombshell by her own campaign manager, 罗比穆克. And it seemed so incredibly foolish for the defense of all people to have called Mook to the witness stand. It’s fundamental in trying cases, never call a witness to the stand. That only helps you a little bit because the downside of hurting you tremendously is quite severe. And sure enough, 这就是发生的事情. 我的意思是, Mook helped a little bit marginally by saying, 好, we the campaign didn’t put up Sussman going to the FBI, to lie to them. What the campaign intended is irrelevant. What’s material is what Sussman’s intent was, and his intent has already been demonstrated by the evidence in the testimony. He put his lie to the FBI in writing. So now he’s only left with some rather vacuous defenses.
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