Rationale thought of the Trump presidency would indicate that this is really the beginning of the Pence presidency. Bookies must have odds on Trump either being impeached or resigning before the end of his term.
There shall be a neverending demand for release of the tax returns. Chances are high that Russian involvement is found. Trump’s violations of the Emolument Clause of the Constitution will be self-evident.
The GSA will voluntarily or by litigation terminate Trump’s lease on the Trump hotel housed within the DC Post Office as a violation of the lease and contrary to the Constitution.
If Trump is found connected to Putin either by way of personal finances, business dealings or through his campaign staff, the implications are explicit. The Republican leadership are anti-Russia and view Putin as a thug.
The national security members of Trump’s cabinet in large measure are opposed to his policies, such as Trump’s disdain for NATO.
They view Russia as a danger and agree with members of Congress that Russian involvement in the election was an attack upon American democracy.
Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell as leaders of the House and Senate will use Trump to achieve the objectives they have advocated for, but were blocked by Obama. Once their goals are achieved and the glow of Trump has deemed by revelations and missteps, they will dump Trump as quickly as possible.
Republicans will realize to keep the White House in 2020 will require Pence assuming the presidency before the next election cycle.