BREAKING: Trump looking at possible pardon for Edward Snowden

During a recent news conference, President Trump said will take a “very good look” at possibly pardoning Edward Snowden and bringing him back to the United States.

“I’m going to take a look at that very strongly,” Trump told reporters during a press event at his golf resort in Bedminster, NJ.

“It seems to be a split decision,” Trump explained, saying people are divided on Snowden’s scenario.

“Many people think he should be somehow treated differently, and other people think he did very bad things.” Trump continued.

He added “There are a lot of people that think that he is not being treated fairly. I mean, I hear that.”

Senator Rand Paul commented on a story of Trump considering a pardon for Snowden and wrote “I’m one of them. ⁦@Snowden revealed that Trump-haters Clapper and Comey among others were illegally spying on Americans. Clapper lied to Congress about it. @realDonaldTrump should pardon Snowden!”

Snowden himself wrote “The last time we heard a White House considering a pardon was 2016, when the very same Attorney General who once charged me conceded that, on balance, my work in exposing the NSA’s unconstitutional system of mass surveillance had been “a public service.””


Edward Snowden appeared on “The Joe Rogan experience” podcast last October.