Well, there goes the weekend news cycle:

The opener:

F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

WASHINGTON — In the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests, according to former law enforcement officials and others familiar with the investigation.

The inquiry carried explosive implications. Counterintelligence investigators had to consider whether the president’s own actions constituted a possible threat to national security. Agents also sought to determine whether Mr. Trump was knowingly working for Russia or had unwittingly fallen under Moscow’s influence.

The investigation the F.B.I. opened into Mr. Trump also had a criminal aspect, which has long been publicly known: whether his firing of Mr. Comey constituted obstruction of justice.

The blue-check left is all over the story, but is it really that unexpected? From the Daily Caller’s Chuck Ross:

The article doesn’t say what, if anything, was found. Just that it’s now in the hands of Robert Mueller:

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders fired back, calling the article “absurd”:

And despite what libs and anti-Trump Republicans think of it, there’s a chance it’s the FBI that comes out looking badly here:

Either way, the opening of an investigation of this nature by the FBI of a sitting president is a very big deal and this report can’t be dismissed:

To be continued.