Of Pardons and Presidents: Why Trump Can But Shouldn’t Use His Power To Pardon His Family and Aides

Panties on the Left are in a bunch. Something can be possible without being a good idea.

Some even posit that merely mentioning or discussing the use of a pardon is an admission of guilt. Wow, so over the top. So he or the WH cannot mention a hypothetical but Congress and the left can make all these theoretic assertions about Trump?

Prof Turley frames the issue and history.

JONATHAN TURLEY

 Below is my column in the Washington Post on the controversy over the possible use of pardon authority by President Donald Trump to protect his family and aides involved in the Russian investigation.  Trump’s tweet reference to his “complete power to pardon” fueled rumors that he is considering pardons, including a possible self-pardon.

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3 comments on “Of Pardons and Presidents: Why Trump Can But Shouldn’t Use His Power To Pardon His Family and Aides

  1. Peppermint says:

    I bet Trump was thinking of his kids when he mentioned pardons.

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