During 9 a.m. ET hour MSNBC coverage ahead of the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election on Monday, anchor Brian Williams wondered if the issue may bring down the Trump administration: “Could this dissolve everything? Could this be an existential threat to this administration, the process that begins today?” Chief legal analyst Ari Melber responded: “It is always possible that an FBI inquiry can dissolve anything and anyone because of the massive subpoena, research, investigative functions of the bureau and its ability to hand anything over to the DOJ, or in some cases, depending on the scenario, to the public, which has huge ramifications. So the answer is yes…”
NewsBusters: Brian Williams: Could Russia Hearing ‘Dissolve’ Trump Presidency?