Giuliani Calls It ‘Unthinkable’ that Trump Would Pardon Himself


Ethan Leib was quoted in a Washington Post article about whether President Trump has the power to self-pardon.

Ethan Leib, a professor at Fordham Law School, said he believes a president can’t self-pardon because that violates the oath of office — in which the president swears to “faithfully execute” his duties — and the stipulation in Article II of the Constitution that the president “shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed.”

“The Constitution is clearly prohibiting the president from engaging in self-dealing,” Leib said.

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