How Paul Manafort Is Trying to Get a Pardon From President Trump


Jed Shugerman appeared in a Cheddar video where he discusses former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s plea for a presidential pardon.

President Trump’s former campaign chair doesn’t have a case in his lawsuit against FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to one legal expert.

“For lawyers this is frivolous and really silly,” Jed Shugerman, Fordham University Law Professor, told Cheddar. “I think what Manafort is trying to do is play to the base. And he also may be trying to send a message to Trump: ‘Look I’m trying to get rid of Mueller for you, how about a pardon?’”

Watch the full interview.


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