Holy cow. This NY Times story is just littered with seismic earth-shakers sure to rattle the windows at the White House.
Yowza. My very quick first-blush take on the meaty nuggets...
First, here’s the link:
Let’s dive in!
In the days after Comey’s firing, the FBI opened a COUNTERINTELLIGENCE investigation of Trump himself.
Unlike the initial Trump-Russia investigation (which was looking primarily at events in 2016), the counterintel investigation was basically surveillance in 2017+.
Naturally, deciding to basically turn your national security and intelligence magnifying glasses on the President of the United States is a BIG DEAL.
The FBI didn’t enter into it lightly.