4. When that event was publicly reported, Trump asked that McGahn make a public statement and create a false internal record stating that Trump had not asked him to fire the special counsel, and suggested that McGahn would be fired if he did not comply.
— Justin Amash (@justinamash) May 23, 2019
This allegation is one made without the proper context. This event happened well after Bill Barr stated he would not have charged Trump for obstruction of justice citing a lack of evidence. This was a political optics move to get the media away from this narrative and focus on real policy objectives that would benefit the nation.