House Dems staffing up ahead of likely Trump investigations: report

House Democrats are hiring new staff ahead of likely investigations into President TrumpDonald John TrumpFacebook releases audit on conservative bias claims Harry Reid: 'Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list' Recessions happen when presidents overlook key problems MORE, CNN reported Friday.

The House Judiciary Committee posted a job listing for legislative counsels with experience in "criminal law, immigration law, constitutional law, intellectual property law, commercial and administrative law (including antitrust and bankruptcy), or oversight work," according to CNN.

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee posted an opening looking for an "executive branch investigative counsel."

Democrats in the House are set to double their staffs once they can officially hire people after the new Congress is seated, CNN reports.

Members have said applications are coming from everywhere.

"They're finding us," Rep. Adam SmithDavid (Adam) Adam SmithWarren's pledge to avoid first nuclear strike sparks intense pushback Landmark US-Russia arms control treaty poised for final blow Young Democrats look to replicate Ocasio-Cortez's primary path MORE (D-Wash.) told CNN. "There are a lot of Democratic refugees out there after the Republicans took over the House, the Senate and the White House."
 
 
"We're being deluged with resumes, really impressive resumes," Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffAre Democrats turning Trump-like? Schiff offers bill to make domestic terrorism a federal crime New intel chief inherits host of challenges MORE (D-Calif.), who will likely lead the House Intelligence Committee next year and will play a key role in investigating Russia's election interference, said. "There will be no shortage of good candidates. The difficulty will be choosing among them."

Democrats are likely to pursue investigations into Trump's tax returns and do all they can to protect special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony MORE's investigation into potential collusion between the president's campaign and Russia, according to CNN.