House Dems staffing up ahead of likely Trump investigations: report

House Democrats are hiring new staff ahead of likely investigations into President TrumpDonald John TrumpGrassroots America shows the people support Donald Trump Trump speaks to rebel Libyan general attacking Tripoli Dem lawmaker: Mueller report shows 'substantial body of evidence' on obstruction 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.

 
 
"We're being deluged with resumes, really impressive resumes," Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffMueller's done, and Dems should be too — because Trump is no Nixon Trump blames Obama for 'anything the Russians did' in 2016 election Mueller report poses new test for Dems 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 Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's investigation into potential collusion between the president's campaign and Russia, according to CNN.