House Dems Beef Up Legal Teams For Various And Wide-Ranging Trump Probes

on May 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 17: Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks to the media on May 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. Today the Justice Department announced that former FBI director Robert Mueller will be a special counsel ove... WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 17: Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks to the media on May 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. Today the Justice Department announced that former FBI director Robert Mueller will be a special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) MORE LESS

Democrats on the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees are actively recruiting lawyers to flesh out their teams in advance of the myriad of investigations they intend to launch into President Donald Trump, his family, his actions in office and his businesses.

According to a Friday CNN report, the Judiciary posting calls for attorneys with expertise in “criminal law, immigration law, constitutional law, intellectual property law, commercial and administrative law (including antitrust and bankruptcy), or oversight work.”

House Democrats are reportedly expected to double their number of staffers to prepare for the onslaught.

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