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Series: 5 on 45 Podcast
U.S. President Donald Trump looks up while signing an executive order

On the presidential pardon

John Hudak, a senior fellow in Governance Studies, discusses the political legitimacy and risks associated with the possibility of President Trump pardoning his relatives and aides in the midst of the special counsel’s investigation.

Show notes:

The political risks of impeachment

The 25th Amendment

Political appointees as barriers to government efficiency and effectiveness

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John Hudak

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Director of the Office of Cannabis Policy - Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services

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