Special counsel Robert Muller has assembled a team of at least 17 lawyers looking into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election. The team has already brought charges against 22 people and entities, including four associates of Donald Trump. Who are the lawyers on the special counsel’s team? CNN has a look at the men and women assisting in Mueller’s investigation.
As the White House debates whether to allow President Trump to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, legal scholars are debating another issue: can you indict a president while he or she is still in office? The Office of Legal Counsel, of course, says you can’t. But is Mueller bound by that opinion, or will he disregard it? Former White House Counsel Bob Bauer writes at Lawfare that constitutional arguments against indicting a president are problematic. Click here to read his opinion.