Seriously it needs to be ready the DAY after the midterms.
Courtesy of Bloomberg:
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to issue findings on core aspects of his Russia probe soon after the November midterm elections as he faces intensifying pressure to produce more indictments or shut down his investigation, according to two U.S. officials.
Specifically, Mueller is close to rendering judgment on two of the most explosive aspects of his inquiry: whether there were clear incidents of collusion between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, and whether the president took any actions that constitute obstruction of justice, according to one of the officials, who asked not to be identified speaking about the investigation.
That doesn’t necessarily mean Mueller’s findings would be made public if he doesn’t secure unsealed indictments. The regulations governing Mueller’s probe stipulate that he can present his findings only to his boss, who is currently Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The regulations give a special counsel’s supervisor some discretion in deciding what is relayed to Congress and what is publicly released.
The question of timing is critical. Mueller’s work won’t be concluded ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm elections, when Democrats hope to take control of the House and end Trump’s one-party hold on Washington.
But this timeline also raises questions about the future of the probe itself. Trump has signaled he may replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the election, a move that could bring in a new boss for Mueller. Rosenstein also might resign or be fired by Trump after the election.
The article goes on to state that Rod Rosenstein wants this investigation to conclude as quickly as possible, and I would agree with that, not because I think there is not more to investigate, but because I think that Trump has every intention of firing Jeff Sessions and also likely Rosenstein himself as soon as the midterms are out of the way.
If Mueller has not found a way to conclude this investigation, or pass it off to the new Democratic majority in the House before Trump puts his own people in charge of it there is no way we will ever learn what Mueller discovered about collusion or obstruction.
So yes, I think time is of the essence, and for the first time in a while, I am starting to get nervous.