President Trump’s lawyers and aides are scouring the professional and political backgrounds of investigators hired by the special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, looking for conflicts of interest they could use to discredit the investigation — or even build a case to fire Mr. Mueller or get some members of his team recused, according to three people with knowledge of the research effort. [The New York Times]

THAT WAS an epic tantrum President Trump had on the record with The New York Times. There isn’t anything upon which I agree with Attorney General Sessions, except that he was correct in recusing himself from the Russia investigation.

Flop sweat seems to be the current state of reality at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe. [Bloomberg]

At Trump’s 6-month anniversary, the talk of pardons has seeped onto the front page of the Washington Post.

It’s as if Donald J. Trump has just awakened from a long, luscious dream, only to find an impending implosion about to go off at the foot of his bed, which is out of reach.

There’s only one thing worse than Trump being exposed as an ignoramus president.

The world finding out what’s in his tax returns.

Special Counsel Mueller may be getting too close to the truth.