Trump: I have 'absolute right' to pardon myself

Trump: I have 'absolute right' to pardon myself
 

US President Donald Trump has said he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself in the Russia inquiry, while insisting he has done nothing wrong.
He echoed the argument his lawyers made in a January memo to the US special counsel leading the investigation.
In his tweet, Mr Trump once again lashed out at the inquiry into whether his election campaign colluded with Russia or obstructed justice.
Constitutional scholars are divided on whether a president can pardon himself.
Skip Twitter post by @realDonaldTrump As has been stated by numerous legal scholars, I have the absolute right... read more

 
4 June 2018 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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