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Pardon his mess: Trump continues awarding pardons to serious lawbreakers

Pardon his mess: Trump continues awarding pardons to serious lawbreakers
Political allies, campaign aides, relatives. That’s who gets pardons from President Trump, who has the power of executive clemency and is abusing it at a rapid clip.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> Favors for buddies.Jailbird Paul Manafort got his gift Wednesday night, along with Roger Stone, whose sentence Trump had already commuted before he served any time.His record is now formally cleared, as is Trump’s in-law Charlie Kushner, Jared’s dad, who did time for running a scam where he hired a prostitute to seduce his brother-in-law and sent the video to his sister.Crooked ex-congressmen and convicted felons Chris Collins, Duncan Hunter, Mark Siljander and Steve Stockman all got absolution Tuesday evening.

That’s who gets pardons from President Trump, who has the power of executive clemency and is abusing it at a rapid clip.(Patrick Semansky/AP) Political allies, campaign aides, relatives.

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