Trump's pardon of Scooter Libby sends a 'troubling signal' to the Mueller investigation

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Business Insider—President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned Scooter Libby, a Bush administration official who was convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice. Critics immediately seized on the pardon as evidence that Trump is signaling that pardons could be on the horizon for witnesses who don't fully cooperate in the Russia investigation. Top Trump officials even pointed out on Friday that they perceived Libby as "the victim of a special counsel gone amok." President Donald Trump provoked outrage from...

The Daily 202: Trump’s plan to pardon ‘Scooter’ Libby sends a message to witnesses in Mueller probe. There’s a Comey connection.