The New Paper

December 24, 2020

President Trump issues 26 new pardons, including Manafort and Stone

President Trump issued 26 new pardons and three commutations yesterday, following 15 pardons (and 5 commutations) issued on Tuesday. The new pardons include former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former campaign advisor Roger Stone (reversing two more convictions that stemmed from the Mueller investigation) as well as Charles Kushner (the father of Trump’s son-in-law).

Extra: Here’s the full list of pardons from the White House.

More context: Outgoing presidents commonly issue pardons at the end of their term.
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