History of Presidential Pardons
2008-12-27T08:03:26-05:00https://ximage.c-spanvideo.org/eyJidWNrZXQiOiJwaWN0dXJlcy5jLXNwYW52aWRlby5vcmciLCJrZXkiOiJGaWxlc1wvYWI2XC8yODMwNDctMDQtbS5qcGciLCJlZGl0cyI6eyJyZXNpemUiOnsiZml0IjoiY292ZXIiLCJoZWlnaHQiOjUwNn19fQ==On Tuesday, President Bush pardoned nineteen individuals and commuted one prison term. Louis Fisher talked about the history of the Presidential pardon, why Presidents give them, and who decides which individuals will be pardoned. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
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