Biden says he ‘absolutely’ wouldn’t pardon Trump

Biden says he ‘absolutely’ wouldn’t pardon Trump

[Ed. – Pardon him of what?]

Joe Biden said he would not pardon President Trump if he is elected to the White House in the fall.

The presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee was asked late Thursday whether he would diverge from former President Gerald Ford and commit not to absolve Trump of any wrongdoing in a bid to heal the nation such as Ford did for President Richard Nixon after the Watergate scandal.

“Absolutely, yes, I commit,” Biden told MSNBC.

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Though the question didn’t reference a particular investigation, the two-term vice president and Delaware’s 36-year senator promised never to interfere in any Justice Department cases.

“It’s hands off completely. The attorney general is not the president’s lawyer. It’s the people’s lawyer,” he said. “We never saw anything like the prostitution of that office like we see it today.

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