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It won't happen regardless, but the thought process here is rather intriguing.
a president could be impeached after his term ended. If he pardons himself, then is he unimpeachable?
that's kind of it in a nutshell.
He left such a mess for Congress to clean up they probably feel they don't have time to mess with impeachment. It would look better if WE were the ones to try him but I guess it'll be up to the international community this time. My personal preference of punishment would be death by shoe fire.
When he pardoned Casper Weinberger (along with other Iran-Contra wrongdoers), he guaranteed that CW's trial wouldn't lead to the indictment of him or Ronald Reagan.
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