Neal Katyal

Trump reportedly told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. His own attorney general pick testified that’s a crime

Trump reportedly told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. His own attorney general pick testified that’s a crime

When Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) asked President Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, earlier this week whether it would be a crime if "the president tried to coach somebody not to testify, or testify falsely," Barr was unequivocal: "Yes," the nominee replied. "Under an obstruction statute, yes."

Now that an explosive story published Thursday by BuzzFeed News alleges that Trump did...

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