Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow: 'Pardons ... not on the table'

Following a Washington Post report, there has been speculation whether Donald Trump's team has discussed presidential pardons in connection with the Russia probe.

Jay Sekulow, one of President Trump's lawyers, appeared on ABC News' 'This Week' Sunday and said, "the issue of pardons is not on the table, there's nothing to pardon from."

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When asked if he thinks Trump could pardon himself, Sekulow responded, in part, "...from a constitutional and legal perspective -- and you can't dismiss it one way or the other. I think it's a question that would ultimately, if put in place, would probably have to be adjudicated by the Supreme Court to determine constitutionality."

However, he went on to repeat that it's an issue they are not researching.

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June 7: The 2016 primary season essentially concludes, with both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the presumptive party nominees
June 9: Donald Trump Jr. — along with Jared Kushner and former campaign chair Paul Manafort — meets with Kremlin-connected lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
June 9: Trump tweets about Clinton's missing 33,000 emails
July 18: Washington Post reports, on the first day of the GOP convention, that the Trump campaign changed the Republican platform to ensure that it didn't call for giving weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian and rebel forces
July 21: GOP convention concludes with Trump giving his speech accepting the Republican nomination
July 22: WikiLeaks releases stolen emails from the Democratic National Committee
July 25: Democratic convention begins
July 27: In final news conference of his 2016 campaign, Trump asks Russia: "If you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing"
August 4: Obama CIA Director John Brennan confronts his Russian counterpart about Russia's interference. "[I] told him if you go down this road, it's going to have serious consequences, not only for the bilateral relationship, but for our ability to work with Russia on any issue, because it is an assault on our democracy," Brennan said on "Meet the Press" yesterday.
October 4: WikiLeaks' Julian Assange says his organization will publish emails related to the 2016 campaign
October 7: WikiLeaks begins releasing Clinton Campaign Chair John Podesta's emails
October 7: Department of Homeland Security and the Director of National Intelligence release a statement directly saying that Russia is interfering in the 2016 election
October 31: "This WikiLeaks is like a treasure trove," Trump says on the campaign trail
November 4: "Boy, I love reading those WikiLeaks," Trump says from Ohio.

President Trump also addressed the matter on Saturday, asserting what he calls his "complete power to pardon." He made the comment in one of many tweets where he sounded off on various topics including the media, Obamacare, and the Russia investigation.

Trump wrote, "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us. FAKE NEWS."

Meanwhile, during an on-camera press briefing Friday, newly named press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders appeared to leave open the possibility that Trump could issue pardons over Russia when she stated:

"The president maintains pardon powers like any president would, but there are no announcements or planned announcements on that front whatsoever."

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