Thursday, May 18, 2017

Obstruction of Justice: What It Is and Why Trump Should Care

Democrats and even some Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump may be in jeopardy if reports prove accurate that he allegedly interfered with an FBI investigation.

At the center of the maelstrom are accusations that the president may have engaged in "obstruction of justice," a federal offense that involves intentionally trying to derail an investigation. But the situation is further complicated by the unique position held by the president, whose actions — according to one prominent legal theory — can only be prosecuted in office by Congress with impeachment. 

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