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Trump's Lawyer Believes Trump Can't Obstruct Justice Because He's The President

By Chet Dawson

Three years after the Watergate scandal, former President Richard Nixon said on broadcast television, "Well, when the president does it, that means it's not illegal."

Even as dozens of White House officials were serving prison sentences for crimes related to the Watergate break-in and cover up, these words were as close as Nixon ever came to an admission of guilt. Despite all his crookery, he was a consistent politician. Well, let the circle be unbroken — the Trump administration has just issued its first self-incriminating Nixonian proclamation.

Saturday morning, President Trump casually tweeted yet another, "I'm right and you're wrong," statement.