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Explainer: Can anything stop Trump from pardoning his family or even himself?

Updated : December 25, 2020 01:56 PM IST

So far, Trump, who has 27 days left in the White House until President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in on Jan. 20, has issued 70 pardons since taking office.
In 2018, Trump even said he had the “absolute right” to pardon himself – a claim many constitutional law scholars dispute.
Explainer: Can anything stop Trump from pardoning his family or even himself?

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