“They’re talking about real estate transactions in Palm Beach several years ago. In our view, this is far outside the scope of a legitimate investigation.” According to WaPo, the president’s (recently shaken-up) legal team is looking for ways to discredit Robert Mueller and/or limit his investigation. Trump has also expressed interest in understanding the scope of his pardoning powers — including whether they extend to himself. (Whoever had Trump floating the idea of pardoning Trump in the first six months … drink.)

+ Can a president pardon himself? Vox asked fifteen legal experts.