{FD} Before Trump pardoned Scooter Libby: A look back at presidential pardons

President Trump’s pardon of Lewis “Scooter” Libby caught some people by surprise. Libby had been convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice in the investigation into the Valerie Plame affair, which involved the leaking of information on a CIA agent.

{FD} AUMF: What to know about the debate over military authorization

The resolution, in part, allows for the president to use “all necessary and appropriate forces against” the terrorists who committed or aided in the 9/11 attacks – particularly, Al Qaeda and the Taliban.

{FD} Trump rips Comey as ‘untruthful slime ball,’ as former FBI director attacks president in new book

President Trump on Friday slammed former FBI director James Comey as a “proven leaker and liar” and an “untruthful slime ball” as Comey embarks on a book tour questioning the president’s integrity and fanning the flames of salacious claims in the infamous dossier long disputed by the White House.

{FD} White House legal team denies report that Trump is considering nixing Mueller interview

The White House hit back on Thursday against a report that President Trump is considering forgoing an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team in light of the raid on the office and home of Trump’s personal attorney earlier this week.

{FD} White House: ‘All options’ on the table in US response to Syria chemical weapons attack

The White House said Wednesday that “all options are on the table” in regard to a U.S. response to the deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria, noting that President Trump holds both Russia and Syria responsible.