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Trump reportedly said he would offer a pardon to people who broke the law to build his border wall

Trump reportedly said he would offer a pardon to people who broke the law to build his border wall

President Donald Trump has reportedly offered to grant pardons to people who engage in criminal activity in order to get his border wall built more quickly.Wait...what happened? While Trump has
Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich

Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich

Civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his oldest son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., are throwing their weight behind a push to implore Donald Trump for the release and full presidential

Will Trump Pardon War Criminals? History Shows It’s Quite Possible

Let’s just hope that karma continues to remain a bitch.
President Trump Pardoned a Murderer

President Trump Pardoned a Murderer

Michael Behenna, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, was deployed to Iraq in 2007. A year later, two soldiers, both friends of Behenna, were killed in a roadside explosion. Behenna witnessed the
Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Stripping Iraqi Prisoner Naked and Murdering Him

Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Stripping Iraqi Prisoner Naked and Murdering Him

Michael Behenna was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the 2008 killing.
After Mueller Time, should it become Pardon Time?

After Mueller Time, should it become Pardon Time?

"It would not play well." The post After Mueller Time, should it become Pardon Time? appeared first on Hot Air.
Constitutional posturing: Dems propose ending the Electoral College

Constitutional posturing: Dems propose ending the Electoral College

Republicans float term limits. The post Constitutional posturing: Dems propose ending the Electoral College appeared first on Hot Air.
Moral philosopher Peter Singer thinks turkey pardons are “totally stupid”

Moral philosopher Peter Singer thinks turkey pardons are “totally stupid”

Philosopher Peter Singer has no time for the strange, deeply American tradition of a presidential turkey pardon. “Turkeys have not done anything wrong, and so…
Manafort pardon coming? Mueller may have made sure it won’t work

Manafort pardon coming? Mueller may have made sure it won’t work

"... specifically seeking to impede the ability of the president to exercise his constitutional pardon authority." The post Manafort pardon coming? Mueller may have made sure it won’t work appeared
Michael Cohen’s lawyer says his client "would never accept​" a pardon from Trump

Michael Cohen’s lawyer says his client "would never accept​" a pardon from Trump

Cohen now considers his former boss “to be both corrupt and a dangerous person in the Oval Office.”

Trump pardons Oregon cattle ranchers convicted of arson in case that led to wildlife refuge takeover

President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned two cattle ranchers convicted of arson in a case that sparked the 2016 armed occupation of an Oregon national…
Warning shot from Cohen: “I will not be a punching bag as part of anyone’s defense strategy”

Warning shot from Cohen: “I will not be a punching bag as part of anyone’s defense strategy”

"I don’t like the term witch hunt." The post Warning shot from Cohen: “I will not be a punching bag as part of anyone’s defense strategy” appeared first on Hot Air.
Hmmm: SCOTUS to take up double jeopardy in next term

Hmmm: SCOTUS to take up double jeopardy in next term

Presidential pardon under question? The post Hmmm: SCOTUS to take up double jeopardy in next term appeared first on Hot Air.

Can President Donald Trump Pardon Himself?

While the United States Constitution is less than clear about whether a president can pardon himself, there are good reasons that no one has ever tested the theory.

Trump issues a simple challenge to NFL players who kneel during the national anthem

President Trump issued a challenge to those NFL players who protested during the performance of the national anthem before their games by kneeling. Here’s what…

John Kelly Tried to Block Kim Kardashian’s Recommended Pardon of Alice Johnson

The White House is expecting to issue pardons to over 30 individuals, many of whom Trump believes were unfairly targeted by the Justice Department.

In New York, Push to Bypass Trump’s Pardon Power Gains Traction

President Donald Trump recently pardoned conservative author Dinesh D'Souza.
Can the President pardon himself? Obviously

Can the President pardon himself? Obviously

But then he'd need to get out of Dodge The post Can the President pardon himself? Obviously appeared first on Hot Air.
Giuliani: Sure Trump can issue a pardon for himself

Giuliani: Sure Trump can issue a pardon for himself

THAT'LL go over well. Also, he can't do it. The post Giuliani: Sure Trump can issue a pardon for himself appeared first on Hot Air.
NY AG wants law changed due to D’Souza pardon

NY AG wants law changed due to D’Souza pardon

Loophole or pure politics? Proba-likely-the latter. The post NY AG wants law changed due to D’Souza pardon appeared first on Hot Air.