Pardons and commutations

President Donald Trump talks with reporters outside the White House before traveling to Alabama to visit areas affected by the deadly tornadoes, Friday, March 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 08, 2019 - 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he rejected a personal appeal from his former lawyer Michael Cohen for a pardon, the strongest assertion yet that Cohen may have lied under oath. Trump tweeted his claim after days of swirling questions about Cohen over the issue of...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters outside the White House before traveling to Alabama to visit areas affected by the deadly tornadoes, Friday, March 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 08, 2019 - 11:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he rejected a personal appeal from his former lawyer Michael Cohen for a pardon, the strongest assertion yet that Cohen may have lied under oath. Trump tweeted his claim after days of swirling questions about Cohen over the issue of...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, tells reporters as he departs that he will "continue to cooperate" with the House Intelligence Committee as he prepares for a three-year prison sentence for lying to Congress and other charges, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 08, 2019 - 3:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer (all times local): 8 p.m. The attorney for President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, says the president's advisers dangled the possibility of a pardon last year. Lanny Davis, Cohen's lawyer,...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, tells reporters as he departs that he will "continue to cooperate" with the House Intelligence Committee as he prepares for a three-year prison sentence for lying to Congress and other charges, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 08, 2019 - 1:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer (all times local): 8 p.m. The attorney for President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, says the president's advisers dangled the possibility of a pardon last year. Lanny Davis, Cohen's lawyer,...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, tells reporters as he departs that he will "continue to cooperate" with the House Intelligence Committee as he prepares for a three-year prison sentence for lying to Congress and other charges, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2019 - 8:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer (all times local): 8 p.m. The attorney for President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, says the president's advisers dangled the possibility of a pardon last year. Lanny Davis, Cohen's lawyer,...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, tells reporters as he departs that he will "continue to cooperate" with the House Intelligence Committee as he prepares for a three-year prison sentence for lying to Congress and other charges, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2019 - 6:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's advisers dangled the possibility of a pardon for his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen last year, Cohen's attorney said Thursday, as congressional investigators zero in on the president's pardon power. The issue of pardons has emerged as a key line of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017 file photo, women demand the government free women prisoners who are serving 30-year prison sentences for having an abortion, outside court in San Salvador, El Salvador. After spending 10 years in prison, three women who were sentenced to 30 years for aggravated homicide were freed on Thursday, March 7, 2019 after their sentences were annulled by the El Salvador Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez, File)
March 07, 2019 - 6:00 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's Supreme Court on Thursday commuted the 30-year sentences of three women imprisoned for abortion convictions, lessening their punishment to time served and ordering them released immediately. The three women had spent about 10 years in prison on...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, speaks as he departs after testifying before a closed-door session of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Cohen sues the Trump Organization, on Thursday, March 7, saying he is owed $1.9 million.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 07, 2019 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's advisers dangled the possibility of a pardon for his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen last year, Cohen's attorney said Thursday, as congressional investigators zero in on the president's pardon power. The issue of pardons has emerged as a key line of...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, pauses while speaking as he departs after testifying before a closed-door session of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 07, 2019 - 1:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's advisers dangled the possibility of a pardon for his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen last year, Cohen's attorney said Thursday, as congressional investigators zero in on the president's pardon power. The issue of pardons has emerged as a key line of...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, pauses while speaking as he departs after testifying before a closed-door session of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 07, 2019 - 10:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, "directed his attorney" to explore a potential presidential pardon last year with Trump's legal team. That's according to a statement Thursday by Lanny Davis, Cohen's current attorney. Davis' statement appears to contradict...
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