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Why Presidential Pardons Are Normal, Trump’s Less So

The U.S. president has vast constitutional power to grant clemency in the form of pardons to people facing possible prison terms or commutations to people already in, or sentenced to, jail. George Washington pardone.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 11th, 2020

Why Presidential Pardons Are Normal, Trump’s Less So: QuickTake

The U.S. president has vast constitutional power to grant clemency in the form of pardons to people facing possible prison terms or commutations to people already in, or sentenced to, jail. George Washington pardone.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 10th, 2020

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons

A presidential pardon for federal crimes won't be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation The Democrat-led state Assembly plans to vote Tuesday on a measure closing a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

Donald Trump"s normal Fed

Federal Reserve's much-vaunted independence could prove more fragile in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 21st, 2018

Rudy Giuliani flips, says Trump won"t pardon anyone in the Russia investigation, hours after saying it "might get cleaned up" with some presidential pardons

Screenshot via CNN Rudy Giuliani,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 16th, 2018

Key Words: Kavanaugh won’t answer ‘hypothetical’ presidential self-pardon question

President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh dodged a question about presidential self-pardons during the second day of his confirmation hearings on Wednesday, sidestepping an issue Trump himself says he believes is settled......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2018

What You Need to Know About Presidential Pardons

The U.S. president has vast constitutional power to grant pardons to people facing possible prison terms even before charges are filed, or to commute the sentences of folks already in jail. President Donald Trump has broached the possibility of using.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2018

Business Next: Trump is slipping in WNY, yet still could take seven counties

Business First has devised a computer program to estimate the results of the upcoming presidential election in Western New York, based on current trends. It shows Donald Trump as the likely winner in all but one of the region's eight counties......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 hr. 46 min. ago

Trump"s advisers are trying to reduce expectations that he"ll easily beat Biden in the presidential debates, report says

SAUL LOEB/AFP vi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2020

The Tell: Historian who has accurately called every election since 1984 says Biden will beat Trump in 2020 race

The historian who is known affectionately as the granddaddy of presidential prediction models says Democratic presumptive nominee Joe Biden is a shoo-in to win the 2020 presidential race......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 5th, 2020

Vice presidential contender Stacey Abrams says Trump is trying to "steal the vote" by undermining the US Postal Service

Christopher Aluka Berry/Reuters Stacey Abrams accused Trump of trying to "steal the vote by undermining the postal service" in an interview with CNN's Dana Bash on Sunday. Abrams, a rumored front-runner for Joe Biden's vice pr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 2nd, 2020

A day after Trump floated delaying the presidential election, which he cannot do, the White House condemned Hong Kong for delaying its election

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House Press Secret.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

Economists are fleeing the Trump administration. That"s a worrying sign for Trump and the future of the country.

Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images There's an exodus of economists is sweeping the Trump administration. Departures at the end of a presidential term is common, but to do so during a pandemic .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

How Kamala Harris rose from California"s "top cop" to Joe Biden"s potential vice presidential running mate

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP California Sen. Kamala Harris, an outspoken voice of the anti-Trump "Resistance," ran for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and is now on former Vice President Joe Biden's shortlist of potential.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2020

No, Trump can"t cancel or "delay" the November general election over his baseless fears of mail-in voting

ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has majorly disrupted the 2020 election. In a Thursday tweet, President Trump suggested the US should "delay" the 2020 presidential ele.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 30th, 2020

A Bernie Sanders campaign co-chair says choosing between Trump and Biden is like having "a bowl of s--- in front of you, and all you"ve got to do is eat half of it"

Getty/Getty Nina Turner, a co-chair for Sen. Bernie Sanders' now-axed presidential campaign, used a graphic metaphor to explain what it's like choosin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 28th, 2020

Outside the Box: Trump is losing big to Biden in voter polls. Here’s how this will likely play out on Election Day

Key differences in voter responses boosts confidence in polling data and the November 2020 presidential outcome, writes political pollster Rachel Bitecofer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2020

Why Joe Biden"s so-called "war on the suburbs" is not a real thing

There are a little over 100 days left in the presidential campaign and President Trump is trying to lock down the subu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2020

Boris Johnson"s government is privately "desperate" for Trump to lose the election to Joe Biden

Boris Johnson's government privately wants Donald Trump to lose the upcoming presidential election to Jo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2020

What"s the Biden plan Trump claims would "destroy" suburbs?

President Trump has said multiple times that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would destroy America’s suburbs. Here's what the former vice president has proposed......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 25th, 2020

Key Words: Potential Biden running mate Bass says Trump has done what ‘George Wallace would have done’ as president

Rep. Karen Bass, a potential running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, criticizes President Donald Trump’s approach to racial issues......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 23rd, 2020