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Trump is forgoing legal advice and instead listening to friends, TV hosts, and relatives on who to pardon, report says

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump is leaning on the counsel of friends, TV hosts, and family members in deciding which criminals to pardon before leaving office in January, reported The Washington Post .
Under the usual presidential pardon process criminals apply to the White House to be considered, and their cases are then reviewed by Department of Justice attorneys.
But Trump is instead relying on the advice of people close to him for recommendations on who to pardon, sources told the Post, particularly his son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner.
According to the Post, Kushner...
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