Donald Trump’s ability to issue presidential pardons has been the ultimate weapon looming over Robert Mueller’s investigation. Trump could potentially pardon himself of any crimes. More importantly, he could dangle a pardon to his former staffers to encourage them not to supply Mueller with any incriminating information on Trump.
Will he be flipping cronies like burgers? -- Robert Mueller Eliminates Trump’s Trump Card nymag.com/daily/intellig…—
Robert Picardo (@RobertPicardo) August 31, 2017