Barrett: 'open question' if president can pardon himself

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Published on October 14, 2020 - Duration: 01:24s

Barrett: 'open question' if president can pardon himself

U.S. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont questioned Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett about President Donald Trump's claim he had the right to pardon himself.

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