Former Watergate Prosecutor: Comey Lays Out Sufficient Evidence for an Obstruction of Justice Case

In prepared testimony released on the eve of his appearance Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, former FBI director James Comey placed President Donald Trump in the gunsights of a federal criminal investigation, laying out evidence sufficient for a case of obstruction of justice.Comey proved the president had specifically attempted to shut off at least a major piece of what Trump calls the "Russia thing," the investigation into the misleading statements by fired national security adviser Michael Flynn concerning his role in dealings with the Russians. This kind of presidential intervention in a pending criminal investigation has not been seen, to my knowledge, since the days of Richard Nixon and Watergate.  Continue reading...

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