Oops! If Comey Memo Is Real and He Held It and Did Not Turn It Over – He May Be Prosecuted

This article comes from the Gateway Pundit

by Jim Hoft

Well this wasn’t supposed to happen.

FOX News legal expert Gregg Jarrett argued Tuesday that if James Comey obstructed justice and held onto a memo of the president asking him to end an investigation then Comey could be prosecuted.

Oops.

FOX News reported:

Three months ago, the then-FBI Director met with President Trump. Following their private conversation, Comey did what he always does –he wrote a memorandum to himself memorializing the conversation. Good lawyers do that routinely.

Now, only after Comey was fired, the memo magically surfaces in an inflammatory New York Times report which alleges that Mr. Trump asked Comey to end the Michael Flynn investigation.

Those who don’t know the first thing about the law immediately began hurling words like “obstruction of justice”, “high crimes and misdemeanors” and “impeachment“. Typically, these people don’t know what they don’t know.

Here is what we do know.

Under the law, Comey is required to immediately inform the Department of Justice of any attempt to obstruct justice by any person, even the President of the United States. Failure to do so would result in criminal charges against Comey. (18 USC 4 and 28 USC 1361) He would also, upon sufficient proof, lose his license to practice law.

So, if Comey believed Trump attempted to obstruct justice, did he comply with the law by reporting it to the DOJ? If not, it calls into question whether the events occurred as the Times reported it.

Read more here.

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Comments

  1. Retired Navy Spook 17 May, 2017, 14:00

    Comey is obligated by law to report any attempt by ANYONE, including the President, to influence an ongoing investigation to the AG. I really hope Trump is recording ALL his phone and live conversations. I’ve been a political and news junkie for most of my adult life, and I’ve NEVER seen this level of manipulation, obfuscation, distortion, fabrication and outright lying by so many people in both government and media.

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  2. TheDuke 17 May, 2017, 15:00

    All of this is a distraction from the bigger picture. No one will be prosecuted because something bigger is coming…

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