How unusual are Trump’s pardons and DOJ criticism? 2 former judges weigh in

How unusual are Trump’s pardons and DOJ criticism? 2 former judges weigh in

JUDY WOODRUFF: President Trump today pardoned or commuted the sentences of 11 mostly prominent people after determining they served enough prison time or were treated unfairly. This comes as the president has also sharply criticized his Department of Justice for its handling of the recent case of his longtime adviser Roger Stone. William Brangham looks at the president’s powers as…

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 14, 2020

PBS NewsHour full episode, Feb 14, 2020

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: crime and punishment. The Department of Justice declines to charge a former top FBI official, and President Trump insists on the right to intervene in criminal cases. A first step towards peace in Afghanistan. We are on the ground in Munich, Germany, where the U.S. secretaries of state and…

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