(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will issue the first pardons of his presidency Friday to some lucky turkeys named Peanut Butter and Jelly. In a ceremony at the White House, Biden will spare the poultry pair from becoming Thanksgiving dinner this year. With the National Turkey... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A request to grant George Floyd a full posthumous pardon is headed to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's desk after a public defender alleged Floyd was framed in a 2004 drug bust by a former Houston police detective now indicted on murder... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- During the final weeks of President Donald Trump's administration, Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz asked the White House for a blanket presidential pardon -- a request that was ultimately not granted, according to sources familiar with the matter. Gaetz’s seeking of a preemptive pardon... Read More.
(TEXAS) -- After failing to persuade former President Donald Trump to hand him a pardon, Tiger King star Joe Exotic is now turning to President Jo Biden for a chance at freedom. The former Oklahoma zoo owner, currently serving a 22-year sentence in a Texas prison for a murder-for-hire plot against... Read More.
(FLORIDA) -- Controversial Tiger King star and former Dancing with the Stars contestant Carole Baskin was not surprised that her nemesis Joe Exotic did not receive the last-minute presidential pardon as he hoped. The former Oklahoma zoo owner, real name Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, is currently serving a 22-year sentence for his murder-for-hire plot, where... Read More.
By LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With less than an hour before his term ended, President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted one final pardon to Albert Pirro, a longtime New York businessman and the ex-husband of Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro,... Read More.
By MATTHEW MOSK and JOHN SANTUCCI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) - New details about the Justice Department investigation into a possible scheme to lobby the Trump administration for a presidential pardon indicate that a now-deceased California real estate mogul donated $6 million... Read More.
BY: ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Newly unsealed documents reveal the Justice Department is looking into allegations that lobbyists may have tried to bribe White House officials or a related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon. The partially redacted documents, unsealed... Read More.
BY: JOHN SANTUCCI, KATHERINE FAULDERS, AND OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — As White House aides come to terms with the election results and turn their focus to the remaining weeks of President Trump's administration, multiple sources tell ABC News that... Read More.
By JORDYN PHELPS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump continues to resist the American tradition of conceding his election defeat, he will take part in another time-honored tradition Tuesday: Pardoning the National Thanksgiving Turkey.The annual event typically... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is issuing a posthumous presidential pardon for Susan B. Anthony, a leader of the women's suffrage movement who was found guilty of voting illegally -- as a... Read More.
BY: KATE PASTOR, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump further fueled speculation Saturday morning that he plans to pardon longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone.After a judge on Friday gave Stone a surrender date of July 14 -- he had... Read More.