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This edition: Can President Trump Pardon Himself?

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 5, 2017.

First aired: October 16, 2017.

With Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller hot on the trail of Paul Manafort, Mike Flynn, and possibly others close to Donald Trump, many wonder what would happen if Trump fires Mueller or tries to pardon Mueller’s witnesses or members of Trump’s family—or even himself. NYU Law Professor Ryan Goodman tells Jim Zirin such a course would unleash a constitutional and political crisis.

Guest List

Ryan Goodman Professor of Law, NYU Law School