The source said Rudy Giuliani was also on the list of associates who snatched the subject of primitive amnesty to protect those individuals from legal action, moving forward to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in his role in the president’s long-running legal battles. Trump’s personal attorney.
Since the election, Trump has been discussing with advisers a number of people close to him, including his children, son-in-law and Giuliani, with a separate source confirming CNN. The list of possible amnesties includes others who are close to the president and may be legally weak but have not been charged.
His investigation into contacts with the Russians was run by Robert Mueller, a special adviser to Donald Trump Jr., but he was never charged. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner gave false information about his foreign contacts when he applied for security clearance, but Trump issued one nonetheless.
The president has told advisers he thinks he and his family have been unfairly targeted and is concerned that the legal business could continue under Biden’s Justice Department.
According to many, Trump’s lawyers and allies are lobbying for an apology from his personal clients to those who have been held behind bars by Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris. However she was a state attorney and amnesty only applies to federal crimes.
“The (New York) Times is completely wrong,” Giuliani told CNN, refusing to discuss the amnesty with the president. He further denied that he had apologized to anyone at the White House.
It is not clear if Gilliani or other accomplices are trying to primate in a possible criminal exposure. But the first source, familiar with the debate, went on to quote friends and allies of the president who see the Trump administration as hostile to the incoming Biden administration.
“Don’t trust the dams,” the source said, describing the pardons as a “blanket” defense from future proceedings.
The appeal against Trump’s decision to pardon Flynn has come against these appeals.
Flynn’s apology was Trump’s second act of pettiness in dealing with presidential advisers. Earlier this summer, Trump rescinded Stone’s sentence.
At least one key ally is appealing further to his propensity for self-defense, suggesting that a self-apology should be issued.
On Monday, Fox News host Sean Hannity said on his radio show that the president should forgive his family and himself for not being prosecuted by the incoming Biden administration.
“The president needs to forgive his entire family and those who left,” Hanniti added, adding later, “I believe the power of forgiveness is complete, and he can forgive anyone he wants.”
CNN’s Megan Vazquez and Caroline Kelly contributed to this report.
This story has been updated with additional reports.