President Donald Trump ‘cannot obstruct justice,’ lawyer says

CNBC| Mon Dec 04 04:21:19 EST 2017
A "president cannot obstruct justice because he is the chief law enforcement officer under [the Constitution's Article II] and has every right to express his view of any case," Trump's personal lawyer John Dowd told Axios. He later made similar comments to NBC News. This new statement comes after Dowd told NBC he dictated the tweet from Trump's account on Sunday that implied the president knew former security adviser Michael Flynn had lied to the FBI. Dowd told NBC "the tweet did not admit obstruction." "That is an ignorant and arrogant assertion," Dowd added. "I would just say this with the president: There's an ongoing criminal investigation," Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Caroli..

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