Questions Whether The President Can Pardon Himself

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smiles while speaking to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Monday, June 4, 2018, in Washington. Sanders discussed, Trump's pardon powers, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smiles while speaking to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Monday, June 4, 2018, in Washington. Sanders discussed, Trump’s pardon powers, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

There are questions whether checks and balances the founding fathers instilled within the branches of government are working or, is there now absolute-rule in the Executive Branch as President Trump tweeted he can pardon himself.  The issue is can and will he do it if Robert Mueller finds him guilty in the FBI’s Russia investigation?

 

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