By Francesca Chambers
- The White House isn't ruling out the possibility of Clinton receiving a last-minute pardon from President Obama
- White House deflected a question about President-elect Donald Trump’s intent to appoint a special prosecutor to review Clinton’s emails
- Said the White House doesn’t announce pardons before they’re doled out
- Coming up with a pardon that would cover all of the various charges Trump’s administration could throw at her could prove difficult
- Clemency declaration would have to be worded such that it protects her from prosecution for potential violations tied to the Clinton Foundation
- Clinton has not been charged with a crime and the FBI investigation is over into her private email server
The White House opened the door on Wednesday to a pardon for Hillary Clinton for crimes she may have committed in connection with her secret server.