Senate Judiciary Chair Thinks Trump Should 'Hire A New Lawyer' After Bogus Suggestion President Can Pardon Himself

Senate Judiciary Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said President Donald Trump should hire a new lawyer if his attorney Rudy Giuliani is suggesting a president can pardon himself.


"If I were President of the United States and I had a lawyer that told me I could pardon myself, I think I would hire a new lawyer," Grassley told CNN.

His comments came after Trump tweeted that he could pardon himself.

"As has been stated by numerous legal scholars, I have the absolute right to PARDON myself, but why would I do that when I have done nothing wrong? In the meantime, the never ending Witch Hunt, led by 13 very Angry and Conflicted Democrats (& others) continues into the mid-terms!" Trump tweeted.

Trump's comments came after Giuliani said on Sunday's "This Week" on ABC that Trump "probably does" have the power to pardon himself.

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