Will Mr. Kennedy pardon Former President Donald Trump if elected President?

Mr. Kennedy is opposed to politicizing and weaponizing the Justice Department to persecute political opponents. If Former President Donald Trump is convicted, as President, Mr. Kennedy would base his decision about a pardon on whether the prosecution and conviction violated Mr. Trump’s rights or the principles of justice. Mr. Kennedy doesn’t think the answer to a politically-motivated prosecution is a politically-motivated pardon. Any such investigation and decision would be sourced from the principles of justice and fairness.

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