Investigating Trump: It’s Not Just About Russia Anymore

MBY NATASHA BERTRANDTHE ATLANTICREAD BIO

mARCH 4, 2019
House lawmakers issue broad call for documents relating to a wide array of the commander-in-chief’s “abuses of power.”

Donald Trump insists that the investigations into his campaign’s ties with Russia are all a “hoax.” But an expansive probe that goes beyond Russia was launched by the House Judiciary Committee on Monday, and could lay the groundwork for impeachment proceedings, potentially posing the biggest threat to date to his presidency.

Jerry Nadler, the House Judiciary Committee chairman, has asked more than 80 witnesses and entities for a range of documents as part of a turbocharged investigation into what he describes as the Trump administration’s “abuses of power.”

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