'Bigger than Watergate': Trump attacks Obama over Russia meddling response

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Donald Trump returned to the attack over the Russia investigations on Monday, claiming the Obama administration “did nothing” in response to election interference from Moscow other than investigate his campaign “to discredit so Crooked H could win”, producing a scandal “bigger than Watergate”.

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What are the most serious allegations?

<p>The investigation into Trump and his team appears to encompass allegations of&nbsp;<a href=”https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2017/dec/08/donald-trump-russia-investigation-key-questions-latest-news-collusion-timeline#what-is-collusion”>collusion</a>,&nbsp;<a href=”https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2017/dec/08/donald-trump-russia-investigation-key-questions-latest-news-collusion-timeline#what-is-obstruction-of-justice”>obstruction of justice</a>,&nbsp;<a href=”https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2017/dec/08/donald-trump-russia-investigation-key-questions-latest-news-collusion-timeline#what-is-abuse-of-power”>abuse of power</a>&nbsp;and charges specific to&nbsp;<a href=”https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2017/dec/08/donald-trump-russia-investigation-key-questions-latest-news-collusion-timeline#what-are-trump-aides-accused-of”>Trump aides and former aides</a>.</p><p>Any case along these lines against the president would be historic. Both of the presidents to face impeachment proceedings in the past century, Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon, faced obstruction of justice and abuse of power charges.</p>

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