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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Sinister NYT Plot to Oust Trump from Office
by Stephen Lendman
Likely colluding with anti-Trump dark forces, Times editors said his authority as president "does not extend to obstructing a federal investigation."
No credible evidence proves it – only an alleged Comey memo not seen outside the Justice Department if it exists.
It cites him quoting Trump supposedly saying "I hope you can let this go," referring the witch-hunt federal investigation into possible improper Michael Flynn connections to Russia – what never should have been initiated in the first place.
Asking if Trump obstructed justice, Times editors, without credible evidence, said "(t)hat is precisely what (he) was trying to do," citing what they claim Comey believes.
He hasn't commented publicly nor have Justice Department officials, so it's unknown what he and they do or don't believe. Not according to Times editors, claiming: