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Kim Kardashian and John Kelly are reportedly facing off over whether Trump should pardon a woman serving life in prison for drug possession

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President Donald Trump has become “obsessive” over pardons, and is considering pardoning a woman serving life in prison after meeting with reality TV star Kim Kardashian, reported the Washington Post.

Alice Marie Johnson, 63, is serving life in prison over a low-level, nonviolent drug possession and money laundering charges.

Jared Kushner arranged for a meeting between Kardashian, and President Trump to discuss pardoning Johnson last week.

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Republican consultant Ed Rollins, said President Trump’s newly found knowledge of pardons is all a part of the show.

“It’s all part of the show,” Rollins said. “It’s not a rational or traditional process, but about the celebrity or who they know, or who he sees on Fox & Friends. He’s sending the message, ‘I can do whatever I want, and I could certainly pardon someone down the line on the Russia probe.”

However, White House chief of staff, John Kelly strongly opposes this move. Kelly has reviewed Johnson’s case and is not convinced she deserves a pardon.

According to White House aides that the Post interviewed, President Trump asked his friends for a list of people they think should be pardoned. A White House spokesperson declined to discuss the specifics of President Trump’s pardon decisions.

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Giuliani can’t whine about ‘fair play’ when his boss is denying electoral fairness to the American people: columnist

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President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani has been raging against the impeachment investigation that came about, in large part, due to his own behavior. On Tuesday, he wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal lamenting that the impeachment process is "unprecedented, constitutionally questionable, and an affront to American fair play."

As Danielle Allen wrote for the Washington Post on Wednesday, Giuliani wanting to talk about "fair play" is a rich proposition.

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Trump made a ‘huge mistake’ talking to reporters about impeachment: Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann

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One of former special counsel Robert Mueller's top prosecutors explained on MSNBC how President Donald Trump made a "huge mistake" on Wednesday.

Andrew Weissmann, who is now an MSNBC legal analyst, was interviewed by Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press Daily."

The former federal prosecutor says Trump committed a blunder by denying a call with a Gordon Sondland staffer.

"Why is that?" Todd asked.

"Because he now can’t rebut it," Weissman replied.

"He has now said I don’t remember that phone call. So you’re going to have Sondland testifying to it. You’re going to have a staffer testifying to it," he explained. "If [Trump] doesn’t like their testimony, he’s going to have to say, 'Oh, now I remember that I didn’t say that.'"

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Republicans want Americans to believe Trump cared deeply — about something he never mentioned

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One of the main points made by Republicans during the House hearings on the impeachment claimed that President Donald Trump cared so deeply about corruption in Ukraine that he was holding back the funding. It wasn't bribery because it was all about legitimate foreign policy, according to Trump and the Republicans in Congress.

Their greatest problem is that Trump has never held back speaking out about something he cared for. As the Washington Post noted, the argument doesn't stand up.

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