22 mai 2019

5 Military Presidential Pardons You Might Not Remember


U.S. presidents have long used their power of clemency to grant controversial amnesty, commutations or pardons to military personnel. That power is now in the limelight again thanks to President Donald Trump's rumored plan to pardon several troops before trial or conviction, first reported in The New York Times . Those include Maj. Mathew Golsteyn , a Green Beret accused of killing an unarmed Afghan man; Navy SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher, who is facing trial after allegedly shooting unarmed [...]