Michael Schmidt, who reported in The New York Times that Trump has discussed pardoning himself with aides, tells Lawrence O’Donnell that if Trump issues a self-pardon, the Biden Justice Department may decide “to investigate the president, prosecute the president, and take him to court” to affirm the principle that no one, including a president, is above the law. Aired on 1/8/2021.
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