[Ed. – And when, like Mueller, they turn up nothing…]
My favorite part of this story is the idea that the document was “secret” rather than something prepared with every intention of leaking it to reporters. It’s rocket fuel for Republican turnout this fall! Steve Bannon has been pushing the same strategy for weeks. If you can’t convince your side to show up to vote as thanks for a tax cut, you leverage their Trump-worship by warning them that he’ll be under daily investigation for the next two years if Democrats reclaim the majority.
Which is true, by the way. Just because it’s “scaremongering” doesn’t mean there isn’t reason to be scared.
There are 18 separate topics identified by GOPers as potential targets for Democratic inquiry. Alternate headline: “House GOP issues list of subjects it’s chosen not to perform oversight on.”
President Trump’s tax returns
Trump family businesses — and whether they comply with the Constitution’s emoluments clause, including the Chinese trademark grant to the Trump Organization
Trump’s dealings with Russia, including the president’s preparation for his meeting with Vladimir Putin