He's on a crash course of damage limitation. The public haven't been asking questions so much as he's upset the Establishment. The public are, on the whole, comfortably numb in regard to the bigger pictures of cabal trickery and wish to remain so. Questions need to be answered so an untouchable, high profile 'lamb' is offered up in order to reassure that "things are being done here".
Why are they ignoring Maxwell is the real question.
Regardless, PA will never face legal scrutiny much less charges, move along now, nothing to see here, watch TV, obey, pay taxes.