What we know — and still don’t know — about the special counsel probe and the president.
The most crucial question in the special counsel’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia has yet to be answered: What about the president himself?
Robert Mueller’s investigation has turned up a lot so far. Thirty-three people have been indicted or pleaded guilty. That number now includes five former advisers to Trump.
And recent news developments suggest that the probe is coming even closer to the president. Already, a leaked draft charging document conspicuously alluded that Roger Stone was in touch with Trump when Stone urged associates to try to get hacked material from WikiLeaks.
Then a new charge against Michael Cohen last week mentioned Trump himself, as well as his business and members of his family. This was in connection with efforts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016…