Sunday, December 03, 2017
"... Several legal observers suggested that the tweet could add to Trump’s legal exposure in a potential obstruction-of-justice investigation.
The day after Trump fired Flynn, Trump urged then-FBI Director James B. Comey to be lenient with his former national security adviser, according to Comey’s notes at the time.
If Trump knew at that point that Flynn had lied to the FBI and was under investigation, the observers said, his appeal to Comey could constitute an attempt by Trump to obstruct that investigation..."
Trump says he has nothing to fear from Flynn, then stokes new controversy with tweet