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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #13)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:55 PM

18. Which is the bigger obstruction of justice

Refusing to turn over documents or destroying them? Let's suppose that a forensic search somehow revealed that there was a document at some point, so there is no way to deny its existence. Let's assume that search also discovered that the document was destroyed within a few days after the WH was told to hand it over. It would be obstruction of justice, but there would be no way to use the contents of the document to show the WH's ploy to bypass the Constitution.

I really do wonder about these scenarios. It seems to me that the optics don't matter so much to his base, so it is always better to destroy the evidence.

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