Close  

Donald Trump asserts ‘absolute right’ to pardon himself

/ 08:58 PM June 04, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Monday asserted an “absolute right” to pardon himself, once again lashing out at a probe into possible collusion with Russian election meddling and obstruction of justice. AFP FILE PHOTO

US President Donald Trump on Monday asserted an “absolute right” to pardon himself, once again lashing out at a probe into possible collusion with Russian election meddling and obstruction of justice.

“As has been stated by numerous legal scholars, I have the absolute right to PARDON myself, but why would I do that when I have done nothing wrong?” he said on Twitter.

ADVERTISEMENT

“In the meantime, the never ending Witch Hunt, led by 13 very Angry and Conflicted Democrats (& others) continues into the mid-terms!”

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Donald J. Trump, Russia election meddling, Russia investigation, Trump, United States, US Department of Justice
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.