Did President Trump commit obstruction of justice? | The Tylt

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The shockwaves from Donald Trump's stunning dismissal of FBI Director James Comey just keep coming, culminating in Comey's June 8 testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. If Trump fired Comey to halt the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign's contact with Russia, he may have committed obstruction of justice. The president's allies insist he fired Comey because of gross incompetence, but the Comey claims the president told him "I expect loyalty.Did the president obstruct justice?

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At Talking Points Memo, Josh Marshall lays it out:

It seems clear that President Trump spent his first months in office making repeated attempts to end the investigation into Russia and his campaign. He asked Comey repeatedly to stop the probe, to pledge his loyalty. He asked the heads of the other major intelligence agencies, DNI, CIA Chief, NSA Chief to publicly discredit the investigation and also to intervene with Comey to end the investigation. He eventually fired Comey, by his own account, to end the Russia investigation. It is hard to imagine what more he could have done to impede or end the probe.
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Trump loyalists continue to point out these are conversations and allegations, not evidence or facts.

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In written remarks submitted to Congress, Comey recounts nine separate conversations with Trump, many of which set off legal alarm bells. 

The president [said] according to Comey, that lots of people wanted his job and "he would understand if I wanted to walk away.’’....The president then made his demand for loyalty.
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But where's the proof? 

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