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Wed Nov 18, 2020, 05:38 PM Nov 2020

Will he resign to get a pardon? What say you? [View all]

I don't think his ego will let him resign. Plus, there is no guarantee that Pence will pardon him if he resigns even if Pence promises to do so.

I think he will try to pardon himself.

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He will resign in January to get a pardon from Pence
4 (10%)
He will not resign. He will try to pardon himself.
26 (65%)
He will not resign or try to pardon himself.
10 (25%)
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Keep in mind that a pardon is also an admission of guilt. Newest Reality Nov 2020 #1
Not in Trump World. But you make a good point. Nt spooky3 Nov 2020 #2
He would spin a pardon to his cult moonscape Nov 2020 #13
It actually isn't legally, but there is another interesting effect... sir pball Nov 2020 #20
Yeah I've never bought that "admission of guilt" theory. Hassin Bin Sober Nov 2020 #30
As long as he is gone, I don't care. Moostache Nov 2020 #3
Does it matter? NY state will nail his ass to the wall. . . DinahMoeHum Nov 2020 #4
He might. ananda Nov 2020 #5
Pardon rso Nov 2020 #6
I agree that pardoning himself will not work. But what guarantee would he have that Pence will Solomon Nov 2020 #15
Pardon rso Nov 2020 #23
One theory I've seen floated is he could invoke the 25th for a day... Hassin Bin Sober Nov 2020 #31
Pardon rso Nov 2020 #34
Section 3 allows The President to rescind with another letter. Hassin Bin Sober Nov 2020 #35
He resigns. "You can't fire me - I quit!" WheelWalker Nov 2020 #7
Agree. Zoonart Nov 2020 #12
Whatever direction he picks it will be poorly thought out icwlmuscyia Nov 2020 #8
Hell, no! stage left Nov 2020 #9
No streaming necessary liberaltrucker Nov 2020 #22
He would get a two-for. A pardon and not have to face an incoming 'winner' at inauguration . keithbvadu2 Nov 2020 #10
I think Cohen had it right. BlueTsunami2018 Nov 2020 #11
He'll slither into the sewers and become the creature from the DC sewage. An orange blob with eyes Solly Mack Nov 2020 #14
! Solomon Nov 2020 #16
Sure, laugh. But just wait until the cell division starts. Solly Mack Nov 2020 #19
Mark Meadows said something odd today. Maybe it was just a mistake, or was Mike 03 Nov 2020 #17
Very insightful. The inference is not particularly obvious and thus warrants merit. WheelWalker Nov 2020 #21
He will flee the country. Better than 50/50 odds I think now. Pobeka Nov 2020 #18
That would definitely be the smart play. But I think he thinks democrats Solomon Nov 2020 #24
Yeah, but the SDNY is another story all together. Pobeka Nov 2020 #25
Oh I actually agree that there's nothing he can do about state prosecutions. Solomon Nov 2020 #26
Yep. His confidence in always winning is why I don't say 100% odds ;-) n/t Pobeka Nov 2020 #27
He'll never resign, cause that would prove he's a LOSER. MoonRiver Nov 2020 #28
Another option, no pardon, moves off shore grantcart Nov 2020 #29
I think his instinct for cowardice will have the most influence on his chosen course of action. ooky Nov 2020 #32
Recommended. H2O Man Nov 2020 #33
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