"The FBI is actively investigating ties between the president’s campaign and a hostile foreign power. Ditto for his former national security adviser. The FBI director has been fired for refusing to kill the investigation. The attorney general has recused himself. The deputy attorney general has appointed a special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is busily hiring experts in money laundering. A few days ago Mueller widened the scope of his inquiry to include a criminal investigation of the president. Bipartisan congressional committees are holding hearings. The president himself has lawyered up, and now the vice president has lawyered up too.
"This would not be completely unprecedented if it happened in 2022, six years into Trump's presidency. But it's happened in Trump’s first five months."
Kevin Drum at Mother Jones brings everyone up to speed. (As does Andrew Sullivan at New York.)