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Rudy Giuliani Just Conceded That the President Can Commit Obstruction of Justice

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Rudy Giuliani said Friday that a president can hypothetically obstruct justice, contradicting a former member of President Donald Trump's legal team and wading into a thorny legal debate .
In an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo Friday morning, the former New York City mayor was asked if the president can be found to have obstructed justice under the law.
“He can,” he answered.
That contradicts an position taken in December by Trump attorney John Dowd, who has since left the legal team, that a president “cannot obstruct justice because he is the chief law enforcement officer.”
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Rudy Giuliani makes a big, new concession: A president can obstruct justice

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Trump's previous lawyer, John Dowd, had said a president can't.
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