Trump Pressured FBI Director to End Investigation Into Michael Flynn

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Date Originated: May of 2017
Categories: Donald Trump & Michael Flynn
Donald Trump pressured former FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation into Michael Flynn, telling Mr. Comey that he "hopes you can let this go," according to a recently released memo Comey wrote immediately after the conversation. It is illegal, even for the President of the United States, to impede an investigation being conducted by the Department of Justice or the FBI.
Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/16/us/politics/james-comey-trump-flynn-russia-investigati...
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