Trump Talks Treason Pardons in Fox Interview

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Theyre warning that pardons could ignite a political firestorm that overshadows what Trump sees as a moment of triumph. Trump mused about granting pardons at times during special counsel Robert Muellers nearly two year investigation. George Papadopoulos this week became the first to formally request a presidential pardon. But there is little appetite among Trump allies for the political mess that pardons could create. Theyre warning that pardons could ignite a political firestorm that overshadows what Trump sees as a moment of triumph. Trump has falsely claimed that Mueller completely exonerated him a rallying cry echoed by many on the right and taken up by some conservatives who are now calling for Trump to issue pardons. President Trump should pardon General Mike Flynn. George Papadopoulos this week became the first to formally request a presidential pardon. But there is little appetite among Trump allies for the political mess that pardons could create

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