he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offences against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment.There has been some comment about the President tweeting about a case involving his friend. This is all politics. We know that Obama protected his friends and allies from scrutiny,intervening when necessary, and the Democrats never said a word.
Just for the record, here is a little graphic to remind you how Obama put his thumb on the scales of justice. And that's okay, because Article 2, Section 2 gave him that power.
It's the double standard that bothers me more than anything.