Semi-Inside Story of Why Trump Refused to Pardon Snowden and Assange
- Written by: John Galt
- Published in Politics
rumble.com | Glenn Greenwald | For months, Trump indicated that he was considering pardoning NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, and considering a pardon for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Despite this, Trump left the White House without doing either. Why did Trump refuse to pardon two of the people who bravely exposed the crimes and deceit of these security state agencies that targeted him? TLDR; Trump was worried that his GOP "colleagues" would impeach him. He put his personal political interests first.