“4 Key Questions About Trump’s and Mueller’s Constitutional Powers”
The personal legal team for President Donald Trump argued in support of broad presidential powers in a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller—and Trump advanced his own legal arguments on Twitter on Monday.
Trump could be correct, said Robert Ray, the last prosecutor to get a plea agreement from an outgoing president, President Bill Clinton in 2001. However, that’s not entirely clear.
“A president’s pardon powers, if not unlimited, are almost absolute,” Ray told The Daily Signal in a phone interview.