President Donald Trump granted clemency to more than 140 people, including former aides, political loyalists and rappers, just hours before leaving office.
Weeks before he’s gone, President Donald Trump has issued a slew of controversial pardons.
The New York Times has revealed more about an alleged “bribery for pardon” scheme involving the White House.
President Donald Trump is reportedly considering pardons for three of his children and personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.
Neal Katyal, a former Justice Department official, issued a warning to President Donald Trump after he doled out pardons and commuted sentences for friends and allies.
President Donald Trump spoke to reporters to explain a wave of commutations and pardons for convicted fraudsters, amongst others.
Questions swirl around Bevin's last-minute pardons that freed a slew of criminals, including a child rapist and a killer whose brother is a political donor.
A Washington Post report says President Donald Trump will pardon aides who break laws fast-tracking his border wall construction.
President Donald Trump may be considering pardoning his associates ensnared in the Russia investigating. But it’s a risky strategy that could still lead to his downfall.
Being hard-wired for survival was a good thing. In the free world, though, it was another matter, especially when these mechanisms
Donald Trump going to Mexico could have had a certain "Nixon goes to China" flavor about it, and he actually was getting some good reviews for crossing the very low bar of "not totally embarrassing himself or his country" -- at least for the first few hours. Then he went to Phoenix, and Mr. Hyde came back out.
A few months back, he announced a major shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba, ending a half-century of frostiness, and this week the outlines of a deal to avoid a war with Iran were unveiled, thawing a relationship that froze over back in 1979.
Tuesday's announcement marks the beginning of a more aggressive approach on clemency from the White House, which has faced
President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of eight federal drug defendants on Wednesday, including four who were set to die in federal prison, as part of a new initiative to reduce harsh sentences for nonviolent crimes.
Additionally, Obama granted pardons to 12 individuals convicted of possessing an unregistered distilling apparatus, manufacturing
I was lucky enough to be granted executive clemency in 1997. Since my release I have continued to advocate for prisoners who are stuck in prison, sentenced to tremendous amounts of time for small amounts of drugs.
The Justice Department will announce this week new criteria for recommending that President Barack Obama grant clemency to federal drug offenders, a move that Attorney General Eric Holder anticipates will result in "thousands" of applications for reduced sentences.
"We have to look at changes in the pardon attorney's office," Holder told HuffPost. "We have to have a process that I think
Deputy Attorney General James Cole, who announced last month that DOJ would seek help identifying prisoners serving long
Robberies, burglaries and thefts accounted for most of the rest. In one instance, a man drunkenly "stole his neighbor's lawn