James Comey now believes Donald Trump was trying to influence Russia investigation, source says

James Comey now believes Donald Trump was trying to influence Russia investigation, source saysFormer FBI director James Comey is now convinced Donald Trump was trying to influence his investigation into ties between the President and Russia, a source close to him has said. In the US, obstruction of justice is a federal offence in which someone “corruptly attempts to influence, obstruct or impede the due and proper administration of the law”, they told the US broadcaster. Mr Comey initially believed that he could instruct the new President in what was appropriate during their communications, but later became convinced the President was intending to try and affect the direction of the investigation, the source told the US broadcaster.



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