FBI, President Trump, Murder discussed on C-SPAN


What that means you take consideration of the fact that the man was a war hero a patriot a father his children is sick what the whole thing sometimes you don't indict sometimes you lessen the severity of it sometimes you ignored but just to be just to be clear to press that point because the letter is very explicit it says any time for any reason if the fbi developed evidence that the president had accepted a bribe committed murder the president could terminate them that for i would not go that for george john you'd have to ask john exactly what he's relying on for that i wouldn't go that far i think under circumstances where there's no asbestos ambiguity as to whether there was intent for every one of these things he did we can write out five reasons why you did it for them completely innocent and one of them is your suction that it's said guilty motive which the president would deny h he can't possibly prosecute letters or recommend impeachment letter also cites the president's pardon power do you in the president's tourneys believe the president has the power to pardon himself he he's not but he probably does he has no intention of pardoning himself but he probably can't i mean that is another issue really interesting constitutional you can the president pardoned himself run the pardon attorney would be an open question i think it would probably get answered by gosh that's what the constitution says and if you want to change it change it but a lot of focus on the president i think the political ramifications of that would be tough pardoning other people is one thing pardoning yourself is another other presidents have pardoned people in circumstances like this both both in their administration and sometimes the next president even if a different party will come along and a lot of focus.

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