A Texas board has withdrawn a unanimous pardon recommendation for George Floyd over a 2004 drug arrest in Houston. The Texas Board of Pardon and Paroles says it had identified "procedural errors" in how pardons were issued this year.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Former President Donald Trump's final hours in office included one final sweep of pardons and commutations -- involving 144 people in all, many who are notable Trump political allies. Stephanie Sy spoke with Dan Kobil, a Capital University law professor,…
President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a flurry of clemency action in the final hours of his White House term that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress and other…
By Jonathan Lemire, Eric Tucker, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Trump late Tuesday announced a flood of pardons and commutations for three former Republican members of Congress and two others who pleaded guilty in the Russian probe. Trump's latest round of executive clemency was a nearly 50 percent increase…
Analysts, experts and attorneys who have filed suit in the past against the Blackwater contractors said they feared these pardons would do lasting damage to the perception of U.S. integrity in the Middle East.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
It is part of a broader effort to undo the results of an investigation that for years has shadowed President Donald Trump's administration and yielded criminal charges against a half dozen associates.
By Courtney Vinopal
Of the 11 individuals, many are notable figures, and some have ties to the president or his associates.
By Dylan Lovan, Associated Press
The pardons have drawn criticism from both sides of the political aisle after media reports highlighted some that went to convicts who had wealthy or politically connected families.
By Kathleen Foody, Associated Press
Illinois' governor granted more than 11,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Tuesday, describing the step as a first wave of thousands of such expungements anticipated under the state's new marijuana legalization law.
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