President Donald Trump wakes up on Saturday mornings thinking about all the presidential pardons he could issue.
His latest tweetstorm, about the unfairness of the investigation into his associates’ ties to Russia, Anthony Scaramucci and Democratic obstruction, included an interesting tweet that’s getting some attention.
While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us.FAKE NEWS
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 22, 2017
Journalists, politicians, and others on Twitter were quick to chime in about the tweet seemingly related to the ongoing Russia investigation.
2) President Trump is thinking hard about the pardon power and asking his lawyers about its scope -first reference to it in his timeline
— David Frum (@davidfrum) July 22, 2017
Hmm. Good morning.