James Comey says Biden should consider pardoning Trump
In an interview with BBC News to promote his new book Save justiceFormer FBI director James Comey said President-elect Joe Biden should “consider” pardoning his predecessor Donald Trump when he takes office on January 20.
When asked if Biden should take a page from Gerald Ford, who pardoned Richard Nixon in 1974, Comey replied, “I don’t know. He should think about it. “While he said he wasn’t sure Trump – who supposedly floated the idea of pardoning yourself– I would accept such a pardon, he added: “In order to heal the country and bring us to a place where we can focus on things that will matter in the next four years, Joe Biden has to do least think about it. “
Of course, a pardon for President Trump would only take place before …