Neil Cavuto interviews Congressmen Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows on the release of the Mueller Report.

By Adriel Atwater
04/21/2019 • 12:00 AM EST

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: Click or tap on any techniquesee definition - the definition will be displayed here.
that appears in bold to show its definition.
: false claimsee definition - a statement that is directly contradicted by fact and can be easily proven untrue.
: The Mueller Report concluded neither that there was no obstruction or no collusion.[1][2]
: cherry pickingsee definition - presenting only evidence that confirms your position, while ignoring or withholding a more significant portion that contradicts it.
: Jordan lists only the cost and labor-related aspects of the Mueller investigation, while ignoring its findings.
: false claimsee definition - a statement that is directly contradicted by fact and can be easily proven untrue.
: Trump did want to fire Bob Mueller and that appears to be what happened.[3]
: false claimsee definition - a statement that is directly contradicted by fact and can be easily proven untrue.
: The Steele dossier was not the origin of the Mueller investigation. George Papadopoulos's contact with Russian intermediaries was.[4]
: false claimsee definition - a statement that is directly contradicted by fact and can be easily proven untrue.
: Cavuto just cited a poll that said "close to half" say enough already.
: the American peoplesee definition - promoting a position as having the overwhelming support of all Americans, while providing no evidence that it does.
: half truthsee definition - a statement that is essentially true, but lacking critical information and presented as the whole truth.
: Jordan mentions Mueller "chose" not to indict, without mentioning there's a DOJ policy preventing Mueller from indicting a sitting president.[5]
: false claimsee definition - a statement that is directly contradicted by fact and can be easily proven untrue.
: Cavuto's poll said "close to half" want to move on, which is not most.
: dysphemismsee definition - replacing neutral language with more derogatory or unpleasant terms, to instill a negative association.
: The term "spying" used to describe court-ordered surveillance, which is commonplace in law enforcement.[6]
: whataboutismsee definition - discrediting a criticism by accusing hypocrisy, in order to shift the focus away from oneself and onto others.
: Meadows shifts the focus from unsavory Trump conduct to unsavory Clinton conduct, then to unsavory Schiff conduct.
: half truthsee definition - a statement that is essentially true, but lacking critical information and presented as the whole truth.
: Meadows states Mueller gets paid to indict people and he didn't indict Trump, without mentioning there's a DOJ policy that prevented him from indicting Trump, even if he wanted to.[5]
: misleading claimsee definition - a statement with a few elements or kernel of truth, which can easily be proven deceptive or fundamentally untrue.
: Mueller didn't have enough proof to bring charges, when that is debatable, since DOJ policy prevented him from bringing charges regardless.[5]
: whataboutismsee definition - discrediting a criticism by accusing hypocrisy, in order to shift the focus away from oneself and onto others.
: Meadows shifts the focus from Trump not doing enough to stop Russian interference to Obama not doing enough.
: fault as virtuesee definition - technique where a weakness is presented as a strength, by focusing on any positive aspect of it.
: Jordan characterizes the repeated baiting by the Russians of Trump associates as reassuring, since there's no evidence that they took the bait.

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