Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 2 months ago

Gerald Ford proved no charges need be involved for a pardon. Is Trump going to pardon his family?

7 Answers

Relevance
  • 2 months ago

    It was actually President Andrew Johnson in 1866 who did that.

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    IT only applies Federally-not civilly. 

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    linkus86: What was Nixon (you know, the pardoned one) charged with? I’m waiting.

  • 2 months ago

    Accepting a pardon is an admission of guilt.  Everyone already knew Nixon was guilty, and Ford di it to save a pile of money that would be spent on prosecution.  If Trump pardons his family, and they accept, they are admitting they committed crimes.

  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • 2 months ago

    Ford didn't "prove" anything, he got away with it because the Democrats allowed it for the sake of the country. Beause Trump has been so antagonistic and vengeful of anybody who refused to worship him I don't think Democrats will feel that way this time.

  • 2 months ago

    No charges?  It seems you remember history different than it occurred.  Stay in school (or return there).

  • 2 months ago

    I am in the camp who suspect that Trump will pardon his family members and many of his enablers.  I am not sure I believe that he will flee to Florida in early January and submit his resignation from there, to be pardoned by Pence. 

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.