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Trump pardons Flynn despite guilty plea in Russia probe

President Donald Trump pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, ending a years-long prosecution in the Russia investigation that saw Flynn twice plead guilty to lying to the FBI and then reverse himself before the Justice Department stepped in to dismiss his case. “It is my Great Honor to announce that General

Opinion

Opinion: Pardon Edward Snowden? – Point/Counterpoint

Point: No, Trump Should Not Pardon Edward Snowden By Gary Schmitt | InsideSources.com Presidents were given the pardon power for two principal reasons: one, in times of crisis, a timely pardon might be in the country’s national interest and, two, when the letter of the law creates an inequity in its application. Neither situation applies to

Politics

Day 2 at GOP convention: a first lady, a pardon, Pompeo

First lady Melania Trump portrayed her husband as an authentic, uncompromising leader in a Rose Garden address Tuesday night as President Donald Trump turned to family, farmers and the trappings of the presidency to boost his reelection chances on the second night of the scaled-down Republican National Convention. Mrs. Trump’s remarks, like much of the

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