Source: Expect a “flurry” of pardons before Trump leaves office
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A source close to the White House says the public should expect a “flurry” of pardons before Pres. Trump leaves office in January. The source also tells CNN that some of Trump’s advisers think it’d be perfectly fine if he preemptively pardoned his family members and associates, even though they haven’t been formally charged with any crimes. Andrew Weissmann served as Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s lead prosecutor. He tells Anderson Cooper unless there can be a bribe shown, pardoning himself or family members is legal but he can’t pardon anyone for state crimes or future crimes. Plus, Senator Bernie Sanders joins AC360 to discuss Trump floating the idea about running again in 2024, the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing stimulus bill negotiations.

 

Airdate: December 2, 2020

 

Guests:

Andrew Weissmann

Sen. Bernie Sanders

 

 

 

 

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