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Media: Trump's advisers are afraid that he will pardon Manafort - RIA Novosti, 8/25/2018


MOSCOW, 25 Aug — RIA Novosti. Advisers to the U.S. President Donald Trump tried to persuade the American leader not to give pardon to the ex-head of the re-election headquarters of Trump Paul Manafort found guilty of frauds, however are afraid that he nevertheless will take this step whether the Politico newspaper with reference to sources.© of REUTERS/Chris Wattie reports there Will be a revolt in the USA in case of Trump's impeachment? Opinion of the expert "Trump prepares it. He calls investigation "witch-hunt" and says that it would never happen to Hillary Clinton's adviser" — one of the former employees of the headquarters of the president has told. According to interlocutors of the edition, assistants to the American leader are afraid that Trump's actions will be regarded as attempt to receive "service for service" at the witness in investigation special prosecutor Müller, and pardon can cause damage not only reputations of the president, but also Republican Party on intermediate elections of the USA in November. Earlier jurors have found Manafort guilty on eight counts of tax and bank fraud, he is threatened by long-term imprisonment. The U.S. President can pardon convicts for federal crimes, such as Manafort, but not for the crimes which were considered in courts of concrete states. Presidential pardon isn't subject to the appeal. © AP Photo/Alex Brandon Trump called "shameful" a sentence to the former head selective штабаНесмотря on serious political damage which can bring to the president pardon of the former colleague, many presidents in the past — in particular, George Bush Jr. and Bill Clinton resorted to this step. Questions were raised also by Barack Obama's decision to pardon the founder of a cell of the terrorist organization fighting for independence of the American possession of Puerto Rico. Investigation of the "intervention" in the American elections imputed to Russia and also alleged communications of Donald Trump with the Russian Federation which disprove in the White House and in the Kremlin is conducted by the special prosecutor Robert Müller and also in both chambers of the U. S. Congress.

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