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Ken Starr: No obstruction case against Trump so far

16 June 2017, 06:36 | Kara Nash

Special counsel is investigating Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Special counsel is investigating Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice

"Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?"

Ken Starr, the independent prosecutor who spent years investigating President Bill Clinton's White House, said Thursday there is no viable case for obstruction of justice charges against President Donald Trump based on the evidence publicly available so far.

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Ironically, the president's focus grew so intense, he may have taken actions that put him under investigation.

Mueller is also reportedly investigating whether Trump associates committed financial crimes.

The move by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company
Uber now operates in hundreds of cities and more than 80 countries, accounting for bookings of some $20 billion a year ago . David Bonderman, another Uber board member, responded , "Actually what it shows is it's much likely to be more talking".

Reince Priebus, then the chairman of the Republican National Committee, echoed his boss' claim, saying the probe itself served as "another reminder that Hillary Clinton can not be trusted with the presidency". The move suggests he is examining whether the president sought their help in trying to get James Comey, the former FBI director, to end an investigation into Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser.

The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening that special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into the role Russian Federation played in the 2016 election, is also investigating Trump for attempted obstruction of justice. The Washington Post first reported the news on Wednesday evening.

Special counsel Robert Mueller.

Clinton would later blame Comey and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for costing her the election. On Thursday alone, he posted four tweets about the ongoing probe.

Trump added: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!"



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