Tag : Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons

Politics

Justice Dept. Is Said to Be Examining Stone’s Possible Ties to Capitol Rioters

News and Gossip
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is examining communications between right-wing extremists who breached the Capitol and Roger J. Stone Jr., a close associate of former...
Politics

How Alan Dershowitz Became a Force in Clemency Grants

News and Gossip
WASHINGTON — By the time George Nader pleaded guilty last year to possessing child pornography and sex trafficking a minor, his once strong alliances in...
Politics

The Road to Clemency From Trump Was Closed to Most Who Sought It

News and Gossip
“When we worked on clemency during the Obama administration, it was based on objective criteria, not recommendations of some political ally or some celebrity,” said...
Politics

Who is Jonathan Braun? Trump’s Last Minute Pardon Still Faces Accusations of Violence

News and Gossip
President Donald J. Trump’s late-night commutation of a 10-year prison sentence being served by a drug smuggler named Jonathan Braun made the action sound almost...
Politics

Trump’s Last-Minute Pardon Frees Man Still Facing Accusations of Violence

News and Gossip
President Donald J. Trump’s late-night commutation of a 10-year prison sentence being served by a drug smuggler named Jonathan Braun made the action sound almost...
Politics

For Prosecutors, Trump’s Clemency Decisions Were a ‘Kick in the Teeth’

News and Gossip
MIAMI BEACH — It was New Year’s Eve, and dance music was pulsating from the backyard of a multimillion-dollar home here co-owned by Philip Esformes,...
Politics

In Trump’s Pardons, Disdain for Accountability

News and Gossip
Some people seeking pardons sought to capitalize on Mr. Trump’s obvious grievances. Within weeks of stepping down as the president’s lawyer in 2018, John M....