After Googling “pardons”, El Rushbo has concluded that Trump should pardon Trump and Michael Cohen:
Yes, a president may pardon himself. So…that’s what [Trump] will do, should do.
Many constitutional scholars argue that the Founding Fathers– having just defeated King George III– never intended to confer upon the Chief Executive the power to pardon himself for his own crimes, which essentially grant him the powers of a King.
The funniest part is that Mr.Constitution only just learned that the President’s “absolute” pardon power is limited to federal crimes:
My instincts on this were correct…crimes have to be federal.