The new list, released a month after his term as President of the United States ended, also includes Charles Kushner, father of his son-in-law, Jarrett, who was convicted of tax evasion, witness manipulation and political contributions. illegal.
The list brings to 49 the number of people who have used the lenient power granted to them by the U.S. Constitution by Donald Trump in the past 48 hours.
The day before, he had specifically apologized to President George Papadopoulos and க்ஸ் Alex van der Swann, two close associates and four ex-mercenaries convicted in the 2007 Iraq murders were pardoned as part of the special prosecutor’s investigation Robert Mueller on a deal between Moscow and the Trump campaign team. Anger provoked in Washington, as in Baghdad.
Paul Manafort is the former director of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016.
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The new list could also get worse, as Paul Manafort is the fourth person to be pardoned in the Russian investigation. He was one of the first defendants in the case, but was serving a suspended sentence for financial crimes related to his work in Ukraine.
The latter thanked Donald Trump in a tweet, praising the outgoing president more than his predecessors.
As for Roger Stone, the apology he receives comes after the president changed his sentence before his arrest in July for lying under oath of office during Mueller’s trial.
Roger Stone is a longtime ally of US President Donald Trump.
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The president thus manages to nullify the most important hopes concerning the Russian investigation Correcting the errors of Robert Mueller, he said, caused many. He was first perfected, his former national security adviser was Michael Flynn, last month.
Donald Trump has yet to forgive Paul Manafort’s ally Rick Gatsuko, who was sentenced to 45 days in prison, or his former lawyer Michael Cohen, who was convicted of campaigning to silence the women. He would have slept with the president.
Apologies or exchange of sentences: what’s the difference?
AN EXCUSE A person is acquitted of a convicted felony and, at the same time, removes the rest of the prison, probation conditions or unpaid fines. It restores the right to vote, to run for office and to own a gun.
ONE Exchange Removes the sentence without proving the sentence.
Donald Trump’s choices were not only about the allies, but they also had skewed appearances.
Among the 29 newcomers targeted by Donald Trump are John Boldbee and Peter Atkinson, a former journalist convicted of conspiring to commit fraud involving Baron Conrad Black. Sorry during your reign.
Other Americans who have been arrested for various crimes related to gun possession, mail fraud or cybercrime have also been pardoned.
Some of them have been backed by Trump supporters, including former lawyer Pam Pandey, former Florida attorney general, Newsmax CEO Christopher Rudy, and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.