Mueller's report describes more than a dozen times Trump may have broken the law. Here's how Congress will decide whether the president obstructed justice during federal probes into his presidency.
The full report on the special counsel's Trump investigation has now been made public. As people, Congress and prosecutors nationwide dig into Mueller's findings, here are three key issues to watch.
Some cite mental illness, or at least instability, as a basis to remove Pres. Trump from office. A doctor and a lawyer use a 1965 novel, 'Night of Camp David,' to explain why that's unlikely.
As the special counsel's investigation of Trump turns into a partisan battle in Congress, here are four key issues to follow.
Those awaiting a rollicking read from Robert Mueller may need to manage their expectations.
Will the public ever see a report from Robert Mueller's investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia? Maybe not. There are big legal hurdles to making it public.
Democrats control the House and could impeach Trump if they wanted. But removing the president from office is in the hands of the Senate -- which is still dominated by Republicans.
Bringing down a president is a political act – just ask Bill Clinton.
American military personnel must pass a fitness for duty exam before they serve. Nuclear weapons handlers undergo a rigorous screening process. Shouldn't the president also undergo such exams?
There is one area where the Trump presidency has already been more successful than any in living memory: exposing the weaknesses of the American constitutional order.
If the Democrats get close to retaking the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, the odds of impeachment are high. But the Senate remains problematic.
US law says the president can't be indicted, an echo of ancient Roman law. The efforts Roman leader Julius Caesar made to maintain his immunity is a cautionary tale for America's political system.
The claim of "resistance" inside the White House offers the possibility of government by Trump appointees who prefer to keep their positions rather than publicly denounce a man they disapprove of.
Corruption can never be eliminated. Whether we like it or not, it has always been part of human nature and will continue to infect society.
The US Constitution allows the president to be removed from power if his vice president and Cabinet decide that he cannot discharge the duties of his office.
Congress is supposed to be a check on presidential power, but party politics has muted Republican criticism of Trump. Restoring balance means making a radical change.
Trump's surrogates have deployed tried and true rhetorical techniques to defend the president.
Trump's former personal lawyer broke two laws that control political spending, both passed after major election scandals. President Roosevelt survived his campaign's misdeeds. Nixon did not.
Republicans in Congress today are different than GOP figures who challenged President Nixon during Watergate. GOP leaders now stand in contrast to those who once chose country over loyalty to one man.
Whereas Richard Nixon was laid low by Watergate, Bill Clinton's approval ratings went up during the Lewinsky scandal. How will Trump fare?