Pardon vs Prosecute

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@POTUS and The White House continues attacking former FBI Director James Comey by suggesting that he broke the law when he shared with a friend copies of memos he wrote about President Trump.

The latest accusations, by press secretary Sarah Sanders seemed to urge for Comey’s prosecution. Sanders: 'Pretty clean and clear' that Comey broke federal law http://politi.co/2w9bA4R via @politico

This may be a throwaway line about leaks. CNBC Related commentary: White House again suggests Comey may have broken the law by releasing Trump notes http://cnb.cx/2f6kicX

Trump Humiliated Jeff Sessions After Mueller Appointment https://nyti.ms/2y1ZCXe

The flip side of pardoning your friends is prosecuting your enemies. Abuse of Power: The White House Slimes James Comey—Again http://lawfareblog.com/abuse-power-white-house-slimes-james-comey—again

These accusations may be bordering on frivolous. Trump White House Should Stop Talking about Comey http://bit.ly/2eWgsPM

GOP Oversight chairman dismisses White House call for prosecutors to consider charging Comey http://hill.cm/b6hdYMY

These hapless smears could turn out to be pointless and may possibly backfire. The Hapless Smear Campaign Against Jim Comey http://politi.co/2fjAi8c

As the special investigation heats up, so do Trump's attacks.
As Mueller probe intensifies, so do Trump attacks on Comey https://www.apnews.com/7cc800728305430dafeb86e76af1fbfc