22 mai 2019

Senior Military Officers Oppose Trump Plan to Pardon Troops Accused of Crimes


WASHINGTON -- Current and former military officers urged the White House not to pardon service members and security contractors implicated in crimes, warning that forgiving their offenses would send a dangerous signal to U.S. troops and potential adversaries. Aides to President Trump have been examining high-profile crimes cases from Iraq and Afghanistan, preparing paperwork so Trump could issue pardons during Memorial Day commemorations next week, according to two senior U.S. officials. But [...]