The White House will not rule out pardoning Hillary Clinton for any offences she may have committed over her use of a private email server, after Donald Trump’s warning that she would be jailed if he became president. …
Giuliani wants to allow investigations to run their course — one law for all.
Rudy Giuliani, the former New York mayor and a front-runner to be Mr Trump’s attorney general, said yesterday that Mr Obama should allow any investigation into Mrs Clinton, or the foundation run by former president Bill Clinton, to run its course.
“I don’t like to see America become a country in which we prosecute people, you know, about politics,” he told Fox News. “On the other hand, there are deep and disturbing issues there in which if you don’t investigate them…
“That’s a very tough balance and that’s why I don’t think President Obama should pardon her,” he added. “I think President Obama should leave it to the system we all believe in to determine, is she innocent or is she guilty?”
Gerald Ford pardoned Richard Nixon for alleged crimes relating to Watergate after replacing him in the White House.
hat-tip Stephen Neil