- The Washington Times - Monday, December 3, 2018

George Conway, husband to Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, accused President Trump Monday of violating witness tampering laws.

During a Twitter tear on the Mueller investigation, Mr. Trump cheered on former campaign adviser Roger Stone for resisting to work with the special counsel’s team.

” ‘I will never testify against Trump.’ This statement was recently made by Roger Stone, essentially stating that he will not be forced by a rogue and out of control prosecutor to make up lies and stories about ‘President Trump,’ ” the president tweeted, “Nice to know that some people still have ‘guts!’ “

Mr. Conway, a vocal critic of his wife’s boss, shared the tweet and added, “File under ‘18 U.S.C. §§ 1503, 1512.’ “

The two laws Mr. Conway referred to regarded influencing jurors and witness tampering, respectively.

Sen. Mark Warner, the vice-chairman of the Intelligence Committee, condemned Mr. Trump’s tweets as a misuse of the bully pulpit.

“The President of the United States should not be using his platform to influence potential witnesses in a federal investigation involving his campaign,” the Virginia Democrat tweeted.

In addition to potential collusion with Russia, the special counsel’s team is reportedly looking into a possible obstruction of justice case against Mr. Trump, part of which would focus on his Twitter feed.


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