Trump says has power to pardon himself; critics disagree

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the media after meeting with North Korea's envoy Kim Yong Chol at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he had committed no wrongdoing but has the “absolute” power to pardon himself, echoing an sweeping argument put forth by his lawyers amid the U.S. special counsel’s investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. In the memo to U.S. Special Counsel Robert […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories