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House Dems staffing up ahead of likely Trump investigations: report

House Democrats are hiring new staff ahead of likely investigations into President TrumpDonald John TrumpStephen Miller: Trump to further crackdown on illegal immigration if he wins US records 97,000 new COVID-19 cases, shattering daily record Biden leads Trump by 8 points nationally: poll 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."

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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 SchiffCIA impeachment whistleblower forced to live under surveillance due to threats: report In our 'Bizarro World' of 2020 politics, the left takes a wrong turn Greenwald slams Schiff over Biden emails on Fox 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) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE's investigation into potential collusion between the president's campaign and Russia, according to CNN.