Laurence Tribe tells Lawrence O’Donnell that if Trump tried to pardon himself, his argument would not hold up in court because it goes against the principle that no one is above the law: “If that were the case, then the president would not be below the law, he’d be above it.” Aired on 12/4/2020.
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Tribe: Any Argument That Trump Can Pardon Himself Would Be ‘Incompatible’ With The Constitution