Transcript for Trump pardons Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner’s father
Now that breaking news president trump announcing a new round of pardons his second round in 24 hours. The list was revealed after the president had already left Washington to spend Christmas at Mara Lagos. Here's ABC's Chief Justice correspondent Pierre Thomas. Tonight the president's pardon spree continues. It's becoming clear that the president wants to purge as most of special counsel rob demolish prosecution legacy as possible. Spending a whole hard to self proclaimed dirty trickster Roger Stone. One of his most loyal allies. At what I did also receiving a pardon tonight president's former campaign manager Paul Matt afford. Who received the toughest sentence of any of Trump's associates. Entangled in the motor investigation men of fort convicted of bank and tax fraud the president already granted clemency to others charged in connection with the Muller pro. Heartening Michael Flynn a former national security advisor. Doors pop and up close and an attorney charged early in the investigation. Tonight trump also pardoning someone close to his family. The father of his son in law Jared Kushner Charles Kushner pleaded guilty in 2005. To tax evasion witness tampering and making illegal campaign contributions. He served fourteen months over two year prison term. Lizzie we appear to be just getting started in the theme this developing is that the president wants to wipe the mullah investigation off the face of the planet. And he's rewarding the people who've been loyal. Let's be clear we expect more a lot more Lindsay. More to Connolly are standing by Peter thanks so.
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