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Trish Regan: You may not like Trump’s pardons, but don’t insult our constitution
Trish Regan: Trump’s pardons are the new thing Democrats are getting hysterical about
FOX Business’ Trish Regan shares her thoughts on President Trump, the liberal media and presidential pardons.
Democrats are accusing the president of being a dictator for following the U.S. Constitution. They’re angry that he pardoned former Governor Rod Blagojevich, "Junk Bond King" Michael Milken, and former San Francisco 49ers owner Edward J. DeBartolo Jr.
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But, let’s be clear: Presidents have the authority to do this, courtesy of the U.S. Constitution. You may not like it, you may not like him, you may not like who he pardons, but, to hurl irresponsible insults at him, our Constitution, and our country? This is the height of insanity.
You have the chief legal analyst at CNN saying this is how authoritarians behave.
Note to the lefty mediaites: Article II. Section 2. Clause 1 of the U.S. Constitution reads, “He shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States.”
Translation? If someone has committed a federal crime, the president can pardon that person or reprieve that person’s sentence. The fact that these so-called television lawyers are so dishonest and such political hacks that they’d try to ignore that? What else can you expect from CNN?
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Meanwhile, it’s not like this hasn’t happened before (and I’d argue with far more controversial people).