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Reports: Trump eyes pardon for former aide Michael Flynn

Flynn pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI over his Russian contacts, and was a key subject of the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. A pardon would prevent Flynn's case from proceeding in court.

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