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House Republicans Grill Rosenstein over Trump-Russia

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

In our system of separation of powers, the political branches are designed to scrap with each other, not dictate to each other. It is common for both Congress and the executive to have perfectly legitimate reasons for taking antagonistic positions. It is similarly routine for each of them to suspect that the other is acting for illegitimate reasons — maybe the congressional majority is politically motivated to protect the president; maybe the executive agencies are using national-security and ongoing investigations as a pretext to conceal misconduct.

https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/06/trump-russia-probe-house-republicans-grill-rod-rosenstein/