Did Trump Admit That He Knew Michael Flynn Lied To FBI?

President Donald Trump tweeted that he fired his former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn because Flynn lied to the FBI.  

Trump’s tweet may have accidentally signaled that he obstructed justice if he knew Flynn was guilty of lying to the FBI when he tried to get FBI James Corey to stop investigating Flynn, and when he fired Comey who did not drop the Flynn investigation.

Former Department of Justice official Matthew Miller tweeted in response:

Democratic Rep. Rep. Ted Lieu of California added:

Richard Painter, former ethics czar to President George W. Bush, tweeted:

Dan Pfeiffer, a senior adviser to the Obama White House, tweeted his view:

There were more tweets that echoed the obstruction of justice claim:

(Sources: Donald Trump/Twitter, Matthew Miller/Twitter, Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

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