According to a new report, the Trump administration engaged in unprecedented levels of obstruction with regard to investigations by inspector generals and other government agencies in order to protect both the President has his appointees. The obstruction managed to delay some of these investigations by years, and we are only just now starting to get some of the results from these probes. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced