The only people who know what has been discovered in the Russian election meddling probe are Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team, and they aren’t talking. But President Trump no doubt knows far more about it than the rest of us, and what he knows — or what he fears — appears to be a consuming preoccupation. He tweets about the investigation constantly. Part of this is an overt play to bend public opinion, to besmirch whatever conclusions the investigation might reach and to ward off any attempt at a possible impeachment. As The New York Times reported last week about the president and his legal team: “They have come to believe that, if the Democrats win control of the House in November, the chamber will vote on whether to begin the impeachment process no matter the outcome of Mr. Mueller’s investigation. So they want to sway Americans — and by extension, lawmakers.” The Times quoted Rudy Giuliani, one of the president’s lawyers, as saying, “Nobody is going to consider impeachment if public opinion has concluded this is an unfair investigation, and that’s why public opinion is so important.” President Trump at the White House.CreditCarolyn Kaster/Associated Press Politico reported on this strategy in May, writing: “President Donald Trump and his lawyers have made a strategic calculation that their fight against Special Counsel Robert Mueller is more political than it is legal. They’re banking that the lead Russia investigator will follow longstanding Justice Department practice that a sitting president can’t be indicted, and that the only real threat to Trump’s survival is impeachment.” “So long as that theory holds, Trump’s plan is to forcefully challenge Mueller in the arena he knows best — not the courtroom but the media, with a public campaign aimed at the special counsel’s credibility, especially among Republican voters and G.O.P. members of Congress.” [Receive the day’s most urgent debates right in your inbox by subscribing to the Opinion Today newsletter.] In May, CNN’s Dana Bash interviewed Giuliani , and she posited that the “Spygate” saga was “an intentional strategy to undermine the investigation, knowing that they, the investigators, the special counsel, it’s their policy not to talk.
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“Room cancellations in coveted places like the Mediterranean happen in July just before hotels impose cancellation fees, cities in Europe are quiet, and many resorts all over the United States have space, especially if you’re willing to go midweek,” he said. “Africa, South America and Canada are possibilities, too.” Here are a few options for a memorable summer vacation that you can plan right now. The luxury travel company Royal Travels & Tours is offering a private seven-night trip to Argentina that includes three-nights in Buenos Aires with a city tour, tango lesson and museum tours; two-nights in Salta, in the northwest, with a city tour, a winery visit and tasting and a cooking lesson; and two nights in Iguazu Falls with hiking and white water rafting excursions. Stays are at upscale hotels throughout, and breakfast is included in the cost. Prices start at $1,900 a person. Because the tours (and the agency) are private, you’ll need an agent to set up the trip. Book by emailing travel agent Ben Adams directly at email@example.com . Maybourne Hotel Group , a collection of three high-end properties in London, including The Berkeley , Claridge’s and The Connaught , has an offer in August where guests who book a four-night stay enjoy one of those nights for free. Those who book through a travel agent who is part of a luxury travel network such as Signature Travel Network or Virtuoso also get a space available upgrade, breakfast and a food and beverage credit. Prices per night (before the free night) start at between 425 to 500 pounds (about $550 to $650). Outdoor Adventure in South Carolina Lowcountry Montage Palmetto Bluff , in Bluffton, S.C., is offering a fourth night free for travelers who book a three-night stay.
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