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Watch: John King Tells CNN Mueller Is Focusing on Trump's Possible 'Obstruction of Justice'

Bad news for the president.

Photo Credit: CNN

CNN's John King explained that recent reporting shows special prosecutor Robert Mueller is looking closely at possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump.

Mueller's focus on a dishonest statement by Trump designed to protect his son from allegations of collusion is clear evidence that the investigation is focusing on obstruction.

“[T]his is yet another flashing light that the special counsel is spending a lot of time, a lot of resources on the question of obstruction of justice—potential obstruction of justice by the president of the United States,” King said. “This is about conduct by president of the United States.”

Watch the segment below.

Chris Sosa is a managing editor at AlterNet. His work also appears in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.

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