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Did Trump commit witness tampering by tweet? I asked 9 legal experts.

December 4, 2018 | Media News

Professor Emeritus of Law Joshua Dressler was quoted in a Vox article titled, Did Trump commit witness tampering by tweet? I asked 9 legal experts.

“Neal Katyal says that the Department of Justice ‘prosecutes cases like this all the time.’ Perhaps, but prosecutors sometimes push the envelope too far. Standing alone, I think it is a stretch to suggest that Trump’s latest tweet constitutes witness tampering. Stupid, unpresidential, par for the course—but not tampering by itself.”