In the Name of Self-Protection. . .

Terry H. Schwadron

February 20, 2019

Opening a broad review of how over two years, President Trump has worked publicly and privately to thwart the widening investigations that threaten him, his family, his presidency and his businesses, The New York Times had a startling disclosure:

Trump asked his acting attorney general, Matthew G. Whitaker, to put a political ally — who had recused himself — in charge of the Michael Cohen investigation, apparently to halt it or put a friend in charge of it. Whitaker apparently said…