House Democrats are preparing to unleash a gigantic investigation of Trump, his family, and his White House for corruption, obstruction of justice, and abuse of power.
House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) announced on ABC’s This Week:
STEPHANOPOULOS: Back in 1974 the House committees were able to get access to the grand jury evidence against Richard Nixon. Can you get that evidence in this case?
NADLER: Maybe, our lawyers are – we will do everything we can to get that evidence, we’ll do everything we can to get whatever evidence. We are starting this investigation, we will – tomorrow we will be issuing document requests to over 60 different people and individuals from the White House, to the Department of Justice, Donald Trump Jr., Alan Weisselberg to begin investigations to present the case to the American people about obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power.
STEPHANOPOULOS: So that would include John Kelly, the former chief of staff, Don McGahn the former White House counsel?
NADLER: I would imagine, I mean I don’t have the list in front of me, but we will be releasing the list tomorrow but over – over 60 entities, people, et cetera.
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) March 3, 2019
Rep. Ted Lieu tweeted:
The House Judiciary Committee will start a massive investigation into @realDonaldTrump & his associates. We cannot avert our eyes to the evidence plainly before us. I commend the strong & steady leadership of Chairman @RepJerryNadler. #SundayMorning https://t.co/3wvk7Y2jpP
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) March 3, 2019
This is the big Trump investigation many have been waiting for
It is about to get real for Donald Trump. It is mindblowing that this president and his administration are so corrupt that there be letters sent to 60 different individuals and entities related to obstruction of justice, abuse of power, and corruption. Trump’s administration and associates are completely unprepared for what is about to hit them.
This is an investigation of the size and scope of which may have never been seen before. Not even Watergate covered this much ground.
A ton of bricks are coming down on Trump and there is nothing that he can do to stop them.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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