Republican House Speaker says Trump shouldn't pardon himself - International
Jun 07, 2018, 06:32
"We said, 'Well, we're not going to have a summit under those circumstances, '" Mr Giuliani said. "Legally, I don't know". "The president has not done anything wrong", she said.
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Mueller has requested an interview with the president to determine whether he had criminal intent to obstruct the investigation into his associates' possible links to Russia's election interference. The lawyers say [Trump] dictated it.
Trump's lawyers said he did. As November's midterm elections approach, Trump has accused Mueller of prolonging the investigation to hurt Republicans at the polls.
While saying on Sunday that Trump wanted to sit down with Mueller, Giuliani added, "It's beginning to get resolved in favour of not doing it".
The move by prosecutors is another sign that part of the Mueller investigation may be wrapping up.
Trump has thus far issued five pardons, including for the late heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson, conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza, and former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was a vocal campaign supporter. After a year of investigations, Mueller hasn't produced proof of any such collusion and appears to have shifted toward a search for evidence that Trump impeded the investigation.
"And, once again, the president hasn't done anything wrong, and we feel very comfortable in that front", Sanders said.
A January memo from Trump's legal team to Mueller asserted that a president has full power over Justice Department investigations and therefore can not be charged with obstruction of justice.
In reality, the FBI began a counterintelligence investigation in July 2016 to determine if Trump campaign associates were coordinating with Russian Federation to tip the election. The investigation was opened after the emails were hacked from Democratic officials' accounts and published; intelligence officials later formally attributed the breach to Russian Federation.
"It violates constitutional prohibitions on self-dealing, and if you use the pardon power to eviscerate checks on the presidency, that's also an abuse of the pardon power", Gillian Metzger, a constitutional-law scholar at Columbia University told the daily.
"He's not going to pardon himself", Giuliani said.
Trump claimed that he has accomplished more than any other presidents in the first 500 days in office.
Mr Trump also said he was considering pardoning lifestyle maven Martha Stewart and commuting the prison sentence of former IL governor Rod Blagojevich, convicted of corruption charges.
"And he has no need to do it, he's done nothing wrong", he added.
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