House Dems staffing up ahead of likely Trump investigations: report

House Democrats are hiring new staff ahead of likely investigations into President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want NYT in the White House Veterans group backs lawsuits to halt Trump's use of military funding for border wall Schiff punches back after GOP censure resolution fails 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 SmithTop Democrats warn against withdrawing from treaty that allows observation flights over Russia This year, let's cancel the Nobel Prize in economics Pentagon space agency to request .6 billion over five years: report 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 SchiffSchiff punches back after GOP censure resolution fails Trump urges GOP to fight for him House rejects GOP measure censuring Schiff 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 MuellerFox News legal analyst says Trump call with Ukraine leader could be 'more serious' than what Mueller 'dragged up' Lewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network MORE's investigation into potential collusion between the president's campaign and Russia, according to CNN.