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Trump considers pardons for soldiers accused of war crimes

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he has been considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes, including headline-grabbing cases of shooting unarmed civilians and killing an enemy captive.

Trump, leaving the White House for a trip to Japan, said he was "looking" at the pardons after being asked about reports that he was considering clemency for the soldiers around the upcoming Memorial Day holiday.

"Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long," the president said. "You know, we teach them how to be great fighters...



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