President has discussed pardoning three of his children and his personal attorney before he leaves office and before any of them have been charged with potential crimes, according to several reports on Tuesday evening.

and both reported that Trump has discussed the pre-emptive pardons with advisers, expressing fear that his successor, President-elect , would unjustly target them when he assumes office in January. The pardons could benefit , Eric Trump and , as well as Ivanka’s husband, . Ivanka Trump and Kushner have also served as White House advisers in the Trump administration.

Trump has begun to issue pardons and has granted clemency to former aides and longtime supporters. Last month, he , who twice pleaded guilty to lying

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