Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Pardon

Hillary Clinton’s Fate Could Lie With Presidential Pardon

Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified emails on her private server and FBI investigations into the Clinton Foundation may lead to a criminal indictment. A Trump administration could fulfill its campaign promise to “Lock Her Up” and satisfy the quest for justice millions of angry voters demanded. With this dark cloud of criminal conspiracy looming over Clinton, will President Obama spare her from another bruising public humiliation? Obama can grant a presidential pardon to Hillary right up until noon on January 20th, 2017.

Will President Obama Pardon Hillary?

The current president addressed this issue when he was asked back in August of this year.

“The process that I put in place is not going to vary depending on how close I get to the election,” he said in response to a question from USA TODAY. “So it’s going to be reviewed by the pardon attorney, it will be reviewed by my White House counsel, and I’m going to, as best as I can, make these decisions based on the merits, as opposed to political considerations.”

Press Secretary Josh Earnest said last week that nothing has changed since the election outcome. “I wouldn’t speculate at this point about what impact that may have on hypothetical pardon requests that he receives. I’ll just say that the guidance that President Obama shared with you is still operative” he told reporters during a bittersweet post election press conference.

Many people say that since Clinton has not been formally indicted of a crime, therefore no pardon is necessary. History will show that presidential pardons clearing someone of potential charges is not unprecedented. Lyndon B. Johnson pardoned Richard Nixon of any possible crimes that could arise from the Watergate Scandal. This allowed the outgoing president to avoid any future prosecution that could arise from any evidence uncovered years after leaving the White House. Presidents Obama and Trump could do the same for Hillary if it seemed politically prudent.

Read More on New Hampshire Review

Posted in

Major Public Health Crises the U.S. is Dealing With Today

By editor | September 29, 2022

It seems that there is no end to the public health crises facing the United States. Polio, high rates of tobacco use, HIV/AIDS, and…

Kelly Roach Coaching Unstoppable Reviews

The Kelly Roach Coaching Unstoppable Reviews are In: 5-Stars Across the Board

By Staff Writer | September 29, 2022

Kelly Roach started her career by working at a Fortune 500 company, where she quickly climbed the ranks to the youngest Senior Vice President…

kitchen disinfectant safe

Is Your Household Disinfectant Harming Your Health?

By Idaho Falls News | September 29, 2022

The last few years have given new life to disinfecting. And while killing germs that lurk on surfaces is always a good idea, you…

How to Become an Entrepreneur Without Doing All the Work

By editor | September 20, 2022

Entrepreneurship can sometimes seem like an exhausting, draining job. And that’s because it is! There are lots of ways to explore your entrepreneurial options…

Sunil Wadhwani McAllen

From Humble Beginnings to Successful Hotelier: Sunil Wadhwani

By Staff Writer | September 19, 2022

South Texas hotelier Sunil Wadhwani is a success by any definition of the word. He owns eight hotels and has been in business for…

How to Reduce Expensive Mistakes in the Workplace

By editor | September 19, 2022

No one is perfect, and that includes employees. Sometimes, mistakes can be costly for a business. To minimize the amount of money wasted on…

Ralph Sanders

From Darkness to Light: Ralph Sanders is an Inspiration for Troubled Youth

By Staff Writer | September 17, 2022

Sometimes, we have to reach our darkest hour in order to see the light. For Ralph Sanders, this couldn’t be more true. After going…

Dr. Louis Hampers

Emergency Pediatrician Dr. Louis Hampers Exceeds Expectations At Every Turn

By Staff Writer | September 14, 2022

Described as talented, focused, passionate, engaging, and energetic, Dr. Louis Hampers has spent his career working tirelessly as an Emergency Pediatrician. Known for always…

Why You Should Listen to What Your Body is Telling You

By editor | September 14, 2022

Our bodies are incredible, layered, complicated machines. Our nervous system is perfectly constructed to deliver signals to the brain about all of the goings-on…