Dem Rep Speier: ‘Within a Short Period of Time’ Trump Will Face ‘Serious Repercussions’

Monday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) warned that President Donald Trump would soon face “serious repercussions” for his actions.

Partial transcript as follows:

BLITZER: After speaking with then acting Attorney General Sally Yates, the White House Counsel, Don McGahn, told President Trump that he believed Michael Flynn, his then national security advisor, had misled the FBI in his interview. If that’s the case, and President Trump went on later, days later, to then ask the FBI Director, James Comey, to drop his investigation into Flynn, do you believe that is obstruction of justice by the president?

SPEIER: I think that if you connect the dots, you get to obstruction of justice, Yes. I don’t think the American people are stupid here. They see what’s happening. And I think within a short period of time, there’s going to be serious repercussions.

BLITZER: Do you believe this potentially could be grounds for impeachment?

SPEIER: I believe it could be. Again, we have to wait for the Special Counsel Mueller to complete his investigation before I think anything can move forward.

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