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>> But you got to whatever the heck they have, interview->> President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, on Sunday, said Turmp probably has the power to pardon himself, but does not plan to do so. Giuliani is the President's lead lawyer on matters relating to Special Council Robert Mueller's investigation into allegations Russia intervened in the 2016 US election.
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And whether Trump's campaign sought or received help from Russia to win the White House. Mueller is also probing whether the president tried to obstruct the Russia probe. Giuliani's claim on Sunday to ABC News that the President could pardon himself of criminal wrongdoing related to the investigation sparked new constitutional questions over the powers of the presidency.
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The claim comes a day after the New York Times published a 20 page memo written by Trump's lawyers to Mueller's investigators. The President's team asserted the President could not have obstructed justice in the probe because he has the power to terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon.
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Trump and Russia deny colluding, and the President denies allegations of obstruction.