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The criminal President?

On May 9, President Trump fired FBI director James Comey

Richard W Painter & Norman L Eisen | NYT 

After the revelations of the past 24 hours, it appears that President Trump’s conduct in and around the firing of the F.B.I. director, James Comey, may have crossed the line into criminality. The combination of what is known and what is credibly alleged would, if fully substantiated, constitute obstruction of justice. It is time for Congress and a special counsel in the executive branch to conduct objective, bipartisan inquiries into these allegations, together with the underlying matters involving Michael Flynn and Russia that gave rise to them. First, the facts. On Jan. 26, ...

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 09:56 IST