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As one of apparently only a dozen people who bothered to read the Mueller report, what struck me as the likeliest explanation for the events in the Russia section was this: Russia agents did seriously consider looping Trump, who badly wanted in, to their conspiracy.
So, being actual pros at this, they floated a trial balloon, in the form of the infamous Trump Tower meeting with Trump Jr., Kushner and Manafort. Nothing real was on offer, because this was, as noted, just a test for the Trump campaign.
The Russians then realized Trump’s people were a nest of idiots who were *definitely* going to get caught if they were included in the real conspiracy. So they decided, wisely, to go in another direction to install this idiot, who they had confirmed as idiot, as our president.
This Ukraine scandal, Trump’s attempt to get in on a real conspiracy by making his own after the Russians iced him out, just proves that their caution in including him was well-earned.

Just a theory, but I think a good one.
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