Trump-Russia investigation | The Guardian: Comey says Mueller’s evidence enough to charge Trump if he weren’t president

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The former FBI director says there were at least two incidents that prove criminal intent on the president’s part to obstruct justice

James Comey, the former director of the FBI, has said that the Mueller report contains sufficient evidence that Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice that he would have been charged, were he not president.

Comey is the latest in a growing list of former federal prosecutors and senior judicial figures who have said that the factual details contained in Robert Mueller’s report into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race would be grounds for indicting Trump with multiple felony charges for obstruction. A joint letter to that effect has now been signed by 803 individuals.

Related: James Comey says he hopes Trump will not be impeached after Mueller report

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Trump-Russia investigation | The Guardian


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