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What Does Comey's Statement Tell Us about Obstruction of Justice in the Flynn Investigation?

Nothing in explicit terms about whether Trump engaged in obstruction of justice appears in Comey's written account. But there is something close to it—the intimation that the President’s expressed desire that Mr. Comey "let… go" of the Flynn investigation would require evaluation at some point in the future.

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Initial Comments on James Comey’s Written Testimony

James Comey’s seven-page written statement, released by the Senate Intelligence Committee this afternoon in connection with Comey’s impending testimony tomorrow, is the most shocking single document compiled about the official conduct of the public duties of any President since the release of the Watergate tapes.

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Does an FBI Investigation Qualify Under the Obstruction of Justice Statutes? A Closer Look

Our previous analysis of whether President Trump's behavior toward former FBI Director James Comey might constitute obstruction of justice missed an important and complex question: whether an FBI investigation even counts as a “pending proceeding” for purposes of the agency obstruction of justice statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1505.

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