Former Richard Nixon Counsel John Dean Says President Trump Engaging In Cover-Up

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Feb. 25 2017, Updated 3:39 p.m. ET

John Dean, who was at one time the former counsel for President Richard Nixon, believes that President Donald Trump is engaging in a cover-up of the Russia scandal which is similar to Watergate. In a Twitter post yesterday, Dean acknowledged that he has plenty of experience when it comes to cover-ups and he is of the belief that Trump and the White House are fighting against an FBI investigation because they are engaged in a lie about their dealings with Russia, the Daily Kos has reported.

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“I have expertise on this matter. Push back on an FBI investigation of the White House is better known as a COVER UP.”

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Included in John Dean’s tweet about Donald Trump’s Russia cover-up was a link to an opinion piece written by Greg Sargent for The Washington Post. In Sargent’s article, he notes that President Trump has just unleashed more fury on the FBI through his recent Twitter posts and has again blamed the agency for not being able to stop national security leaks coming from the American government.

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“They can’t even find the leakers within the FBI itself. Classified information is being given to media that could have a devastating effect on U.S.”

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