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The White House is seen reflected in a rainwater puddle on Friday, July 28, 2017 — amid very stormy times in Washington, D.C. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Could Trump Pardon Himself? Probably Not

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Edward Snowden speaks in September via video link from Moscow during a news conference with Human Rights Watch to call upon President Obama to pardon Snowden before leaving office. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Obama Faces Difficult Choices Amid Stream Of Last-Minute Clemency Requests

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Obama Shortens Prison Terms For 46 Drug Offenders, Vows More Commutations

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President Obama speaks to reporters Wednesday in the Oval Office. On Thursday, Obama announced that he was granting a series of pardons and clemencies. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Obama's White House Pardons: Turkeys, Yes; Humans, No

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