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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 24:  Fred Sands and Elliot Broidy attend Dedication And Celebration Dinner For The Fred Sands Institute Of Real Estate At Graziadio School, Pepperdine University at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on June 24, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Pepperdine University)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 24: Fred Sands and Elliot Broidy attend Dedication And Celebration Dinner For The Fred Sands Institute Of Real Estate At Graziadio School, Pepperdine University at the Beverly Wilshire Four ... BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 24: Fred Sands and Elliot Broidy attend Dedication And Celebration Dinner For The Fred Sands Institute Of Real Estate At Graziadio School, Pepperdine University at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on June 24, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Pepperdine University) MORE LESS
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August 20, 2018 11:48 a.m.

Over the weekend, before the Don McGahn story started driving fevered speculation, the Post published an article about Elliott Broidy, the venture capitalist and GOP fundraiser who is already tied up in the Cohen/Hush Money saga as well as the Russia probe. This story detailed investigations into Broidy allegedly trying to get paid to fix federal criminal investigations in the US for interests in Malaysia and China. To me though, the most notable part of the story, is that the investigation is run by the DOJ Public Integrity Section, not the Special Counsel’s Office.

Let’s step back and consider a few cases.

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