Justice Threatens: Revealing Its Memos Could Lead to Obstruction of Justice Charge

Rod Rosenstein


The President’s Justice Department is now threatening the president?

(From RealClear Investigations)

In court filings last week the Department of Justice deployed what could be the nuclear option in its latest effort to prevent President Trump from declassifying information regarding FISA warrants used to spy on his campaign aide Carter Page: It is claiming that such a move would interfere with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

This is the first time the DOJ has explicitly made this argument implying personal peril for the president, since interference could open Trump to charges of obstruction of justice.

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