For months, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and President Donald Trump’s fury about it — have dominated the headlines.

Now, in the days before the midterm elections, Trump’s Showdown traces the events that have led the White House to the brink of what could become a Constitutional crisis. The documentary reveals how an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has grown to threaten Donald Trump’s presidency. The film draws on in-depth interviews with former heads of U.S. intelligence agencies, Trump insiders, attorneys, authors and journalists.

Trump and his attorney Rudy Giuliani have doubled down on a concerted campaign to undermine confidence in the Justice Department and Special Counsel investigation — and to use the country’s political divide to protect the president.

 

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DIRECTED BY

Michael Kirk

WRITTEN BY

Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser

PRODUCED BY

Michael Kirk

Mike Wiser

Philip Bennett

PRODUCED & REPORTED BY

Jim Gilmore

Gabrielle Schonder

EDITOR

Steve Audette, ACE

PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE

Colette Neirouz Hanna

POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Elliott Choi

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Ben McCoy

NARRATOR

Will Lyman

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Olivia DelVecchio

GFX EDITOR

Elliott Choi

RESEARCHER

Brooke Nelson

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Alana Schwartz

ORIGINAL MUSIC

John E. Low

SOUND

Jason Pawlak

ONLINE EDITOR/COLORIST

Jim Ferguson

SOUND MIX

Jim Sullivan

VOICEOVER

Jeremiah Kissel

Mike McNally

LEGAL

Ken Fishkin

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Joseph Shulman

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