A How-to Guide for Investigating the President

Michael Flynn's sudden resignation has led to calls for a public investigation of President Donald Trump and his advisors. Critics want to know whether they colluded with Russian officials to undermine Hillary Clinton's campaign. They also want to know what the president knew, and when he knew it.These questions are too important to ignore. They cast doubt on the legitimacy of the current administration, and they raise the unsettling prospect that American elections are vulnerable to outside influence. There is already circumstantial evidence about inappropriate contact between the Trump team and Russia. More revelations are likely, given the flood of leaks from the administration. For these reasons, some kind of inquiry is inevitable.  Continue reading...

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