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The History of the Pardon Power: Executive Unilateralism in the Constitution - Photo 1

The History of the Pardon Power: Executive Unilateralism in the Constitution - Photo 1

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The History of the Pardon Power: Executive Unilateralism in the Constitution - Photo 1

George Washington issued the first presidential pardon in 1795 after the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania.

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