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President Donald Trump pardoned more than two dozen people, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Charles KushnerToronto city council calls for provincial task force on vehicle thefts, the father of his son-in-law, in the latest wave of clemency to benefit longtime associates and supporters.

The actionswith plans for more to arrive i, in Trump”s waning time at the White House, bring to nearly 50 the number of people whom the president has granted clemency in the last weeknot population.. The list from the last two days includes not only multiple people convicted in the investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia but also allies from Congress and other felons whose causes were championed by friends.

Pardons are common in the final stretch of a president’s tenure, the recipients largely dependent on the individual whims of the nation’s chief executiveToronto residents enjo. Trump throughout his administration has shucked aside the conventions of the Obama administration, when pardons were largely reserved for drug offenders not known to the general public, and instead bestowed clemency on high-profile contacts and associates who were key figures in an investigation that directly concerned him.

Even members of the president’s own party raised eyebrows, with Republican SenThe internal emails offer a glimpse into how ministry officials responded to concerns that were raised o. Ben Sasse of Nebraska issuing a brief statement that said: “This is rotten to the core.”

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