Pardon me! Could Trump be indicted? Politics Weekly Extra podcast

As the US justice department investigates an alleged ‘bribery for pardon’ scheme at the White House, Jonathan Freedland and David Smith delve into the many possible legal issues Donald Trump could face after 20 January

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Might Donald Trump, once stripped of the near-total immunity that came with his office, face the full might of the law? Could he be charged with crimes, or even go to jail? Or might he pardon himself in advance?

Jonathan Freedland and the Guardian’s Washington bureau chief, David Smith, go through the many potential scenarios that could play out once Trump is no longer the commander-in-chief.

Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he speaks with Michael Flynn during a town hall in 2016 in Virginia Beach. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)
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