Trump Lawyer Takes Credit For Problem Tweet

24/7 News Source — A lawyer for President Trump is taking responsibility today for a tweet that Trump sent the previous day.  

The tweet has caused an uproar because, in it, the President said for the first time that he knew his former national security adviser Michael Flynn had lied to the FBI before he fired Flynn in February.

It implied the President knew Flynn committed a felony by lying to the FBI when he told then FBI Director James Comey to go easy on Flynn.  

 

Within a few hours, Trump's personal attorney John Dowd jumped in to say that he wrote the tweet, not the President. 

When asked by NBC for the original email sent to the White House social media director, Dowd said he dictated it orally. 


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