Although we only found out about this today, the story begins back when the president of the United States was just another sleazy real estate developer, having a hard time getting any banks to loan him money, on account of all his bankruptcies and all.
Deutsche Bank, oddly enough, was the one that came through with about a billion dollars in loans. The head of the department that approved those loans was Justin Kennedy, who is the son of Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy.
Now, this might not point to any kind of serious corruption at all. At the time Trump was not president. It’s not terribly surprising that the son of a Supreme Court justice is, himself, successful and well connected. And Kennedy was appointed to the Supreme Court by Ronald Reagan, long before Trump even thought of getting into politics.
But it sure seems to be the reason Anthony Kennedy resigned. It seems that way to me since the story broke within 24 hours and no other believable explanation was given for his retirement.
So, I think that somehow the loans from Deutsche Bank were shady, or at least are going to be part of Mueller’s evidence, and I’d be happy with that because if they bring his personal finances into it, he might not only be impeached, but also prosecuted and have to do prison time. In that case, Kennedy would have to recuse himself because he can’t be judging his own son.
It also might mean that Mueller is going to lay out the case soon.
We will see, but that’s my guess at this point.