Trump’s lawyer: I wrote the president’s ‘sloppy’ tweet about Flynn’s dismissal – ABC News

President Donald Trump‘s personal lawyer, John Dowd, says he drafted the president’s Saturday morning tweet that stated he fired former National SecurityAdviser Michael Flynn for lying not only to Vice President Mike Pence but also to the FBI.

Source: Trump’s lawyer: I wrote the president’s ‘sloppy’ tweet about Flynn’s dismissal – ABC News

Trump tweeted at 9:14 a.m. on Saturday. “He has pled guilty to those lies. It is a shame because his actions during the transition were lawful. There was nothing to hide!”

I had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI. He has pled guilty to those lies. It is a shame because his actions during the transition were lawful. There was nothing to hide!