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Justice Department Investigating Alleged ‘Bribery Conspiracy' to Buy Presidential Pardon

1 month ago   |   By Time

U.S. prosecutors are investigating whether several individuals offered political contributions in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to an unsealed court document.
The names of the people under investigation were blacked out in the document .
The disclosure of an alleged attempt to purchase a pardon comes as Donald Trump's presidential term winds to an end, traditionally a time when pardons are meted out. Trump's prior pardons have stirred controversy, including his decision to grant them to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona and former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Last...
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Trump Reportedly Discussed Preemptive Pardons For His Children, Son-In-Law

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The news comes as a court filing reveals a Department of Justice investigation into a ‘bribery-for-pardon' scheme.
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Feds Investigating Possible Bribe-for-Pardon Scheme

Feds Investigating Possible Bribe-for-Pardon Scheme

1 month ago   |   By Newser

With President Trump 50 days from leaving office, the Department of Justice is investigating a possible bribery scheme involving presidential pardons, according to court records unsealed Tuesday. The heavily redacted federal court documents say two people are being investigated for improperly acting as lobbyists for somebody seeking a pardon from...
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