CNN
CNN 12 Nov 2020

Trump may consider a pardon for himself

Description:

CNN's Evan Perez reports that President Donald Trump is weighing pardons for allies convicted during the Mueller investigation and is even considering possibly pardoning himself.


President Trump issued a Thanksgiving-eve pardon for his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge, CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Washington Post chief correspondent Dan Balz joined "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano to discuss the pardon.
President Trump pardons former national security advisor Michael Flynn, rewarding a loyalist who pleaded guilty during the Russia investigation.
Several top Democrats slammed President Trump for pardoning former national security adviser Michael Flynn while many Republicans praised the controversial move. Flynn pleaded guilty twice to lying to the FBI about his conversations with top Russian diplomats during the 2016 election. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge joined CBSN to explain the latest developments and what's next for Flynn.
Sources tell Fox News President Trump intends to pardon former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn; reaction from ‘Outnumbered' panel.

Share Video:

Embed Video: