Trump attempts to deflect obstruction of justice accusations by attacking Comey

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Early Sunday, President Trump responded to accusations that one of his Saturday tweets inadvertently admitted to obstruction of justice by indicating he knew former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had lied to the FBI at the time he allegedly asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into Flynn. Trump's response was to post additional tweets attacking Comey and denying his account of the "let this go" conversation about the Flynn probe:

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The president also tweeted Saturday night and Sunday morning on a number of other topics he would prefer to discuss, like Hillary Clinton and other people's praise of his administration's handling of the economy and the opioid crisis.

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