director Donald Trump On Wednesday morning released the final wave of his ruckus and ruckus, a long and detailed list released in his final remaining hours in office, which included some allies, but notably Trump waived forgiveness for himself or his family .
In his last term as president, Trump Granted pardon to about 150 peopleWhich included former White House strategist Stephen Bannon, former Republican National Committee finance chairman Elliot Birdy, two high-profile rappers and several former members of Congress and the mayor. In addition to public figures and celebrities, the outgoing president also granted amnesty to dozens of people who are serving time for non-violent drug crimes.
In another 11th-hour move issued soon after the grant of clemency, Trump issued an executive order that he followed in early 2017 in his presidency to “rule out the swamp” Said – Five years ban on lobbying political appointments in which department he worked. President-Election ban lifted Joe Biden Takes office in the afternoon, Trump approves officers to seek immediate lobbying work with their previous employers.
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Trump spent the last full day of his presidency largely out of the spotlight, only Farewell video released And in the wake of Wednesday announced several last-minute orders. He leaves for his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida at 8 am Send function From Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.
In a surprise move, Trump decides to pardon Bannon despite their dangerous relationship. Bannon worked during a stint in the White House after the 2016 presidential campaign, but the two were to fall together in 2018, quoting Bannon in a book criticizing Trump’s adult children. Trump effectively cut him out of his political cycle and GOP politics, stating that 2016 had “little to do with our historic victory”.
Last year, Bannon was arrested and charged in New York by federal prosecutors for an alleged scheme that defrauded donors, who contributed to an online fundraiser called Build the Wall aimed at Trump along the US-Mexico border To build a wall was to push. . Banon was scheduled to go to trial in late May.
However, Bannon may still face state charges related to the fundraising scheme. And the former executive chairman of the far-flung website Breitbart News is currently on fire for his publicity. January 6 rallies to prevent Congress from certifying Biden Electoral College victory, According to ABC News. Pro-Trump supporters eventually made the Capitol fatal in violent riots.
Trump’s grant list does not include himself, his adult children, or personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani. The president was reportedly questioning him about a self-pardon during his final weeks in office, but according to CNN, colleagues removed him from the idea because it could open him up to legal troubles. A pardon only provides legal cover for federal offenses.
A self-immolation would have been a free zone, but precedent for precedents. In 1974, President Gerald Ford issued a pardon for predecessor Richard Nixon for all crimes he may have committed or taken while “committed or” attended his office.
In addition to Bannon, other individuals who received full pardons included Birodi, who pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to violate foreign lobbying laws, and rapper Dwayne Michael Carter, also known as Lillen, Who was convicted for unlawful possession of a firearms and ammunition. .
Trump also praised the sentences of rapper Bill Capri, more commonly known as Kodak Black, who served his 46-month sentence for making a false statement while trying to get a firearm, and seven Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who served for one year, his 28-year sentence for planning and bribery planning while holding a Democrat position.
Some of Trump’s other recent high-performance include close associates, confidants and advisors, as well as those convicted by the Russia investigation of former special counsel Robert Muller: Roger Stone, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former. Campaign adviser George Papadopoulos.