Trump Threatened Former Acting AG Hours Before She Testified

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Date Originated: May of 2017
Categories: Donald Trump
Donald Trump sent out numerous tweets accusing former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates of leaking classified information and encouraging Republican Senators to grill her on that issue. Legal analysts have pointed out that there is no precedent in our nations history where a President threatened a witness before they were to testify before a Senate committee.
Source: http://www.alternet.org/cnns-top-legal-analyst-trumps-tweet-threat-sally-yates-was-unprec...
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