Politics: Trump’s lawyer reportedly floated pardons for Flynn and Manafort at the height of the Russia probe
Legal experts say this would be improper, but it may not rise to the level of obstruction of justice.
President Trump’s former lead defense lawyer, John Dowd, reportedly raised the prospect Trump would pardon former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Flynn pleaded guilty in December, and Manafort has pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges against him as part of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Manafort and Flynn were closely linked to Trump during the campaign and in the White House, respectively.
Legal experts said if Dowd did broach …read more
Source: Pulse Nigeria