Can Trump give himself a pardon for not being prosecuted after his presidency?

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Donald Trump will lose his presidential immunity when he steps down.

The United States is going through an unusual transition process between two governments, marked by the refusal of current President Donald Trump to recognize the victory of his rival, Democrat Joe Biden, in the November 3 election.

President-elect complains that his team are not receiving the information they need for a smooth handover, while the still-sitting president shares videos of his accomplishments and unsubstantiated allegations of electoral fraud on social media .

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In this context, one of the activities that Trump has undertaken, and which is common in the last days of a president’s tenure, is the granting of pardons or commutations of sentence.


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