Tag: Presidential pardon

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Rand Paul: Trump Likely Has the Power to Pardon Himself

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he believes President Donald Trump has the ability to pardon himself. Host Jake Tapper asked Paul if he believes Trump has the power to do so, and

US President Barack Obama has scrapped rules dating back to the 1960s which allowed those fleeing communist Cuba a fast track to US citizenship

Hall of Famer Willie McCovey Receives Presidential Pardon from Obama

Not everyone who received a pardon or had their sentence commuted by President Barack Obama on Tuesday was a traitor who betrayed the public trust and leaked potentially damaging national security information to the world, a baseball legend had his name cleared as well.

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Obama Frees Chelsea Manning and 273 More Criminals

President Barack Obama announced his plan to free Chelsea Manning (who changed his name from Bradley) after leaking classified military documents to Wikileaks and being sentenced to 35 years in prison for his crimes.

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Establishment Dilemma: Pardon Edward Snowden or Hang Him

There is an increasing roar coming from the hard libertarians, the hard left and the hard right demanding that former National Security Agency (NSA) analyst-turned-cyber-security leaker Edward Snowden be pardoned, but the U.S. political establishment would rather hang him.