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[–] derram 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

https://archive.fo/ZHLpP :

Trump: I Can Pardon Myself, But I Did Nothing Wrong - The Atlantic

'Giuliani and Christie each contend that a pardon would not happen because Congress could impeach, but that seems like it begs the question. '

'No president has ever tried to pardon himself, so it’s an untested proposition whether courts would allow it, though some legal scholars believe it’s possible. '

'The letter discussed the president’s reaction after the Times reported on a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower involving a Russian lawyer. '

'Nonetheless, the way that Trump and his allies are speaking about a self-pardon, and linking it to impeachment, looks a lot like a trial balloon. '

'The presidential pardon power is extremely broad and is enumerated in the Constitution. '


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