(BBC) – Donald Trump has issued pardons to 15 people including two figures convicted of lying to the FBI during an inquiry into the US president’s campaign.
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Van der Zwaan also admitted making false statements during the Mueller investigation. Mr Trump has repeatedly dismissed the Mueller investigation as “a hoax”.
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Many have had a “personal or political connection to the president,” according to a July analysis by the Lawfare blog.