DemDaily: Investigating The President
May 14, 2019It has been two weeks since US Attorney General Barr's controversial testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding his interpretation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report.
The subsequent public and political backlash has escalated daily, including a whirlwind of legal subpoenas and contempt charges between Congress and the White House, as we await the unscheduled testimony of the Special Counsel himself.
In the interim, this week The New York Times released an updated list of 29 investigations involving President Donald Trump. To make it easier for our readers, DemList has charted the entities and investigations, divided into those involving Trump's associates, campaign, inauguration, presidency, and businesses.
Investigating The President
10 Federal Criminal Investigations, 8 State and Local Investigations, & 11 Congressional Investigations
|Southern District of New York||Trump inaugural committee|
donations and spending
|Eastern District of New York||Trump inaugural committee donations and chairman's ties to Middle East||X||X|
|Justice Department Public Integrity Section||Business and political dealings of top fund-raiser for Trump's campaign and inauguration||X||X||X||X|
|Southern District of New York|
Possible role of Trump and others in concealing hush money payments
|Southern District of New York||Whether Trump's lawyers offered presidential pardon to Michael Cohen||X|
|Southern District of New York||Allegations of inflated insurance claims||X|
|US Attorney District of Columbia||Pending prosecution of Roger J. Stone Jr.||X|
|Southern District of New York||Possible lobbying violations by firms recruited by former Trump campaign chairman||X|
|US Attorney District of Columbia||Pending prosecution of former Manafort associate||X|
|Southern District of New York||Bank officer tied to Manafort who sought Trump administration job||X|
Federal prosecutors are pursuing more than a dozen criminal investigations that grew out of the work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
State and local authorities in New York, New Jersey and DC, are also pursuing primarily civil investigations involving Trump, his businesses and associates. New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading at least three known investigations.
|New York Dept of Financial Services||Trump Organization insurance practices||X|
|New Jersey Attorney General||Contributions to Trump inaugural committee||X|
|District of Columbia Attorney General||Role of Trump's children and businesses in Trump's inauguration||X||X|
|Manahattan District Attorney||Pending criminal prosecution of Paul Manafort on state mortgage fraud charges||X|
|New York Attorney General||Allegations of misused charitable assets, self-dealing and campaign finance violations by the Trump Foundation||X||X|
|New York Attorney General||Allegations that the Trump|
Organization inflated financial assets
|New York Attorney General||Trump family's tax schemes||X|
|New York City||Whether Trump and his family underpaid taxes||X|
The Congressional investigations are being led by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA).
According to The Washington Post, Trump and his administration have failed to respond to or comply with at least 79 request for documents or other information.
|House Intelligence Committee||Potential foreign influence over Trump by Russia or other nations||X||X||X||X|
|House Oversight and Reform Committee||Possible role of Trump and others in concealing hush money payments||X||X||X|
|House Judiciary |
|Possible obstruction of justice and abuse|
of power by Trump and his administration
|House Oversight and Reform Committee||Possible abuses of the White House security clearance process||X|
|House Oversight and Reform Committee||Whether Trump misrepresented his net worth||X|
|House Oversight and Reform Committee||Alleged use of private messaging by White House officials||X|
|Ways and Means |
|Trump's tax returns||X|
|House Intelligence, |
Foreign Affairs and Oversight Committees
|Trump's communications with Putin||X|
|House Intelligence and Financial Services Committees||Possible money laundering||X|
|Senate Intelligence Committee||Russian interference in the 2016 election||X|
|House Oversight and Reform Committee||Proposed U.S. nuclear venture in Saudi Arabia||X|
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