'Doesn't make sense': incredulity as Trump's lawyer seeks to take blame for Flynn tweet

John Dowd claimed it was the first and last time he would craft a tweet for the president, but not everyone is buying his story

Legal experts have voiced their surprise and concern after an attorney for Donald Trump sought to take the blame for a tweet sent from the president’s personal account that could signal he took part in the obstruction of justice.

The US president said in a tweet on Saturday that he fired Michael Flynn as national security adviser in February “because he lied to the vice-president and the FBI” about his discussions with Russia’s ambassador to the US last December. Flynn pleaded guilty in court on Friday to lying to FBI agents.

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