Former special counsel acknowledged Wednesday that could feasibly be charged with obstruction of justice after he left office.

While being questioned by Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) during testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee, Mueller agreed that authorities could charge the president with a crime.

“You could charge the president of the United States with obstruction of justice after he left office?” Buck asked.

“Yes,” Mueller responded.

BUCK: Okay. But the — could you charge the president with a crime after he left office?

MUELLER: Yes.

BUCK: You believe that he committed — you could charge the President of the United States with obstruction of justice after he left office?

MUELLER: Yes.

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