Trump urges Obama not to pardon Hillary Clinton


US President Barack Obama should “pledge” not to pardon Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for her many crimes against America, says Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Speaking at a rally in suburban Detroit on Friday, Trump said, “Clinton and her co-conspirators” were not above the law and should be held responsible for their deeds.

“Here’s a demand I’m making today to President Obama,” Trump said. “Mr. President, will you pledge not to issue a pardon to Hillary Clinton and her co-conspirators for their many crimes against our country and against society itself? Will you make that pledge? No one is above the law. Clinton and her cronies will do say or lie about anything to keep their grip on power.”

To cast the former secretary of state as a crook, Trump pointed to a range of scandals surrounding her and former president Bill Clinton—from the use of an email server to Bill’s pardoning of a commodities trader named…

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