And he has privately discussed his power to issue pardons, including for himself, and explored potential avenues for undercutting Mueller’s work.[Top intelligence official told associates Trump asked him if he could intervene with Comey on FBI Russia probe]Although misleading the public or the news media is not a crime, advisers to Trump and his family told The Washington Post that they fear any indication that Trump was seeking to hide information about contacts between his campaign and Russians almost inevitably would draw additional scrutiny from Mueller.Trump, they say, is increasingly acting as his own lawyer, strategist and publicist, often disregarding the recommendations of the professionals he has hired.”He refuses to sit still,” the presidential adviser said. “He doesn’t think he’s in any legal jeopardy, so he really views this as a political problem he is going to solve by himself.”Trump has said that the Russia investigation is “the greatest witch hunt in political history,” calling it an elaborate hoax created by Democrats to explain why Clinton lost an election she should have won.Because Trump believes he is innocent, some advisers explained, he therefore does not think he is at any legal risk for a coverup. In his mind, they said, there is nothing to conceal.[Trump’s legal team faces tensions and a client who often takes his own counsel]The White House directed all questions for this article to the president’s legal team.One of Trump’s attorneys, Jay Sekulow, declined to discuss the specifics of the president’s actions and his role in crafting his son’s statement about the Russian contact.
The article says that other financial benefits are heading his wife’s way, as well:On top of that, my source indicated Elin Nordegren Woods, the mother of Tiger’s two children, has demanded and is getting a total rewrite on the couple’s prenuptial agreement making the incentives for her to remain Mrs. Tiger Woods even more enticing. Uchitel has previously denied rumors about their relationship.New photos of another alleged mistress, Jaimee Grubbs, have surfaced.UPDATE, 2:22 PM: Spirit Airlines has gotten in on the fun by releasing an ad inspired by Woods’ car accident.UPDATE, 1:06 PM: The police released photographs of Woods’ smashed car.According to the AP, the crash inflicted $3,200 worth of damage on the fire hydrant and tree Woods struck.Meanwhile, TMZ reports that Woods’ wife called one of his alleged mistresses, Jaimee Grubbs, on Friday:Jaimee says she answered and asked who was on the line.