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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) on Sunday said it’s “very clear” that Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice, making the case in an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.

Asked on ABC’s This Week whether he believes the president obstructed justice, Nadler replied, “Yes, I do.”

“It’s very clear that the president obstructed justice,” Nadler said, referencing the president’s relentless attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller, his efforts to protect former national security advisor Michael Flynn, and his firing of former FBI director James Comey.

Nadler also said his committee will send document requests to more than 60 people in the Trump administration to build a case “about obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power.”

Still, Nadler expressed hesitation about about pursuing impeachment against the president, telling Tapper that Democrats “don’t have all the evidence” to justify that action.

Watch the interview, below:

 

IMAGE: FILE PHOTO: Former White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (C) arrives at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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