House panel requests info on reported pardon offer for CBP head

The House Judiciary Committee is requesting information about reports that President Donald Trump told Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan he would grant a pardon if McAleenan was sent to jail for having border agents block asylum seekers from entering the U.S.

Papadopoulos attorneys seeking pardon from Trump

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI about his contacts with a professor who had ties to Russia, said Wednesday his legal team is seeking a pardon from President Donald Trump in order to clear his name.

WSJ: Cohen lawyer talked possible pardon with Trump lawyers

The possibility of getting a presidential pardon for Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former fixer who is going to jail after arranging hush money payments to protect Trump's presidential campaign, was discussed last year between Cohen's attorney and lawyers for the President,