Will Trump Pardon Next? After Michael Flynn, Many Trump Allies Are Looking To President

On Thanksgiving eve, President Donald Trump issued a presidential pardon for Michael Flynn, his former national security advisor, who back in December 2017 formalized a deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to plead guilty to a felony count of “willfully and knowingly” making false statements to the FBI.  A federal pardon is within the president’s powers and serves to completely set aside punishment for a federal crime.Trump’s decision to pardon Flynn is raising questions of who else he might pardon during his final weeks in office. It is not uncommon for an outgoing president to issue a st…

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