Jeffrey Clark is a longtime lawyer for energy companies and was an environmental prosecutor under George W. Bush.
William Rivers Pitt of Truthout: Every single president at some point probably joked about pardoning themselves. Trump is the first president to really mean it.
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Mike Lofgren is a former congressional staff member who served on the House and Senate budget committees. His new book, The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government, appeared January 5, 2016.