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Timothy L. O'Brien

Trump Comes Dangerously Close to Witness Tampering

His tweets about Roger Stone and Paul Manafort make you wonder what Robert Mueller is thinking.

Intimidation tactics.

Intimidation tactics.

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President Donald Trump's Twitter feed — awash in daily musings, threats, cajoling, criticism and flagrant meddling in a federal investigation — is a font of information and evidence for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators.

Monday's Twitter installment from the president sure looks like what any vigilant prosecutor might construe as "witness tampering":