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The President’s pardons
What is a presidential pardon?
Four people I’d like to see on President Trump‘s clemency list:
There are countless others who deserve clemency, too, especially those imprisoned under unconstitutional or abusive national security or drug laws.
— Justin Amash (@justinamash) January 19, 2021
Julian Assange: Not pardoned
Edward Snowden: Not pardoned
Edward Snowden is a traitor.
He is responsible for the largest and most damaging release of classified info in US history.
He handed over US secrets to Russian and Chinese intelligence putting our troops and our nation at risk.
Pardoning him would be unconscionable.
— Liz Cheney (@Liz_Cheney) December 13, 2020
James Clapper brazenly lied to Congress denying that the Deep State was spying on all Americans. @Snowden simply revealed Clapper’s lies and exposed unconstitutional spying. He deserves a pardon from @realDonaldTrump!
— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) December 13, 2020