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Trump Reportedly Said He'd Pardon Border Chief If He Illegally Blocked Migrants

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Published on April 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:52s

Trump Reportedly Said He'd Pardon Border Chief If He Illegally Blocked Migrants

Business Insider reports President Donald Trump last week told the commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency to block asylum-seekers from entering the US and that Trump would pardon him if he was jailed for the actions.

CNN first reported the comments made by the president on Friday, citing senior administration officials.

Trump told Kevin McAleenan that he "would pardon him if he ever went to jail for denying US entry to migrants.

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Trump Reportedly Said He'd Pardon Border Chief If He Illegally Blocked Migrants

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