Presidential Pardons

President Ford Testifies On Nixon Pardon - 1974 - Part 2
(Meanwhile, across town - sentencing was going on) The conclusion of President Ford's testimony, with reaction at the end. I don't think anyone exp Read more...
President Ford Testifies On Nixon Pardon - 1974 - Part 1
(In the end, nothing much was accomplished) In 1974, when Gerald Ford assumed the Presidency after the resignation of Richard Nixon, it was more or Read more...
Bush can't even do this....oh..nevermind... Questions continued to swirl Thursday over the president's decision to withdraw a pardon for a New York d Read more...
When President Bush issued holiday pardons for 19 miscreants past and present on Tuesday, former Cheney chief-of-staff Scooter Libby wasn't among th Read more...
[media id=6811] From the Nov. 17, 2008 edition of Countdown, guest host David Shuster, filling in for Keith Olbermann, talks to Jonathan Turley abo Read more...

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George W. Bush has been exceedingly stingy when it comes to presidential pardons and commutations, issuing fewer than any modern president. But as Bus Read more...