House Speaker Ryan has joined Senate Judicary Chair Grassley in cautioning Trump against trying to pardon HIMSELF from any charges Mueller might drop on him…
Trump annouced he could do so yesterday….
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Wednesday warned President Donald Trump against pardoning himself, saying that it was obvious that Trump shouldn’t attempt to do so.
“Do you believe that the President has power to pardon himself?” a reporter asked Ryan at his weekly press conference.
“I don’t know the technical answer to that question, but I think, obviously, the answer is he shouldn’t, and no one is above the law,” Ryan responded….
Republican Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley spoke out against President Donald Trump’s Monday morning tweet in which he claimed that he had the “absolute right to pardon” himself if convicted in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.
“If I were president of the United States and I had a lawyer that said I could pardon myself, I think I would hire a new lawyer,” Senator Grassley told Manu Raju, CNN’s senior Congressional correspondent, on the steps of the Capitol on Monday….