While the unredacted Mueller Report is still being heavily guarded under lock and key in Attorney General (for Donald Trump) Bill Barr’s office, hidden away even from members of Congress who have a Constitutional duty to act as oversight on the executive branch, hundreds of former federal prosecutors say the evidence in the redacted version of the report would’ve resulted in “multiple felony charges for obstruction of justice.”
In statement signed by at least 375 (and growing) Department of Justice alumni, people who worked as federal prosecutors across the country during both Republican and Democratic administrations over the last three decades, have said the obstruction of justice was extremely clear and would’ve been prosecuted if it weren’t for the Office of Legal Counsel policy not to indict sitting presidents.
From the statement:
Each of us believes that the conduct of President Trump described in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report would, in the case of any other person not covered by the Office of Legal Counsel policy against indicting a sitting President, result in multiple felony charges for obstruction of justice.
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