Dem lawmaker: Trump's Comey tweet is 'witness intimidation'

Dem lawmaker: Trump's Comey tweet is 'witness intimidation'
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Rep. Gerry ConnollyGerald (Gerry) Edward ConnollySuccession at DHS up in the air as Trump set to nominate new head The Hill's Morning Report - Dem debate contenders take aim at Warren State Dept. official told to lay low after voicing concerns about Giuliani: Dem lawmaker MORE (D-Va.) on Friday accused President Trump of witness intimidation after Trump tweeted a threat at former FBI Director James Comey.

Connolly called Trump "unhinged" in a message referring to Trump's Friday tweet that "James Comey better hope that there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press."

"First obstruction of an investigation. Now witness intimidation from the Highest Office," Connolly tweeted. "A sad moment for even this White House."

Connolly's remark about obstruction of justice refers to Trump's decision Tuesday to fire Comey.

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