Could 2018 be the year of investigations?

FILE - In a Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump turns to talk to the gathered media during a Christmas Eve video teleconference with members of the mIlitary at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. President Donald Trump is criticizing the U.S. Postal Service, saying the agency is “losing many billions of dollars a year” and asking why it is “charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages.” Trump tweeted Friday, Dec. 29, that the post office “should be charging MUCH MORE!” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

It’s hard to believe, but it hasn’t even been a year since Donald Trump took the oath of office to become President of the United States.

But 11 months, ten days, and more than 2,400 tweets later, here we are.

“Well here we go. Put your seat belt on -- it’s been an interesting first year,” said Rudy DeLeon with The Center for American Progress, looking back on Trump’s presidency.

But it’s also time to look ahead to 2018 -- a year some believe could defined by investigations.

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s is still going strong, already resulting in charges against three former Trump campaign officials and a guilty plea by former National Security Agency Director Michael Flynn.

Democrats on Capitol Hill are hoping the investigation continues in as thorough a manner as possible.

“I am standing with Mueller. I am so comfortable standing with him, I signed on to a letter of support for him,” said Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, in a recent interview.

Republicans are calling for many more answers as well.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., in a tweet called for an investigation into Obama administration officials he says may have colluded to prevent a Trump election.

Other GOP lawmakers want to know whether Hillary Clinton got special treatment by the FBI during the investigation into her emails.

“My constituents say what is going on in the investigation into crimes of the previous administration,” said Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., during a Capitol Hill hearing in July.

The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch is also behind multiple lawsuits looking into connections between the Democratic National Committee, The Clinton campaign and Fusion GPS, the group behind the infamous Trump dossier.

“The more we have learned the more questions there are,” said Judicial Watch Senior Attorney James Peterson

They’re questions that may spur even more investigations.

Democrats and Republicans on Captiol Hill, seem to be united on at least one matter - they say they are all just trying to get to the heart of the truth.

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