The New York Times reports that Congressman Matt Gaetz asked Donald Trump for a blanket pre-emptive pardon for himself and congressional allies. “What does that mean? ‘I want a pass, Mr. President, for all crimes I have ever committed in my life’ – and that is quite an ask,” says fmr. federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner. “You don’t ask for a presidential pardon unless you need a presidential pardon.” Aired on 04/07/2021.
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