US President Donald Trump speaks during the US Coast Guard Change-of-Command Ceremony at the US Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington on Friday. Photo: EPA

Trump’s lawyers say a US president is incapable of obstructing justice. Not so fast, say legal scholars

‘The idea that a president can’t obstruct justice died with King George III, with a brief attempt at revival by Richard Nixon’

Topic |   Trump-Russia collusion investigations

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US President Donald Trump speaks during the US Coast Guard Change-of-Command Ceremony at the US Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington on Friday. Photo: EPA
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