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Old 10th January 2021, 08:47 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
Okay but here's the thing.

Richard Nixon - Pardoned/commuted/rescinded the convictions/sentences of 926 people.
Gerald Ford - 409
Jimmy Carter - 566 (not including the blanket pardon of Vietnam War draft evaders)
Ronald Reagan - 406
George H.W. Bush - 77
Bill Clinton - 459
George W. Bush - 200
Barack Obama - 1,927
Donald Trump - 94 (as of this post.)

Again where the political traction going to come from to get rid of something both sides have used this much?
But the vast majority of Obama's pardons were in his second term. As was Clinton's.

Also, it should be noted almost none or none of Trump's pardons came through the normal process of the pardon attorney's office.
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