Even if President Donald Trump did not break any laws during the 2016 election campaign, lawyers say his actions since the election are creating their own legal conundrum.
On Monday, the Washington Post reported Trump personally dictated a misleading statement to be attributed to his son, Donald Trump Jr., last month. And in a lawsuit first reported on Tuesday, a former private investigator alleged Fox News worked with the Trump administration to publish a fake news story connecting a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer to Wikileaks, which disseminated DNC internal emails during the campaign. As special counsel Robert Mueller continues his investigation into Russian interference in last year’s election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, lawyers say the apparent White House dysfunction can only add to any case Mueller may be building.
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