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Article II of the United States Constitution establishes the executive branch of the federal government. It also outlines the duties, responsibilities and powers of the president.

One of those powers is to pardon those who commit crimes against the United States. President Donald Trump has issued 5 pardons since assuming office in January 2017, but those few still drew some criticism for their motivation.

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