Title

How Trump may Fight Obstruction Claim

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

5-18-2017

Abstract

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Assuming Comey’s memos are accurate, “the basis for an obstruction of justice charge suddenly got a lot stronger,” said Jennifer Daskal, an American University law professor.

“We now have an allegation that the president cleared the room of both the vice president and attorney general before expressing his not-so-subtle ‘hope’ that the Flynn investigation be dropped, followed by the firing of Comey when the ‘hope’ was not met,” Daskal said.

Source Publication

Daily Press (Newport News, VA)

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