American president, Donald Trump has allegedly told close aides he plans to pardon himself and his family members in the final days of his White House administration.
According to the New York Times, the president asked about the legal implications of giving himself a presidential pardon before leaving the White House.
Donald Trump also plans to pardon his family members, including Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Donald Trump Jr, as well as aides like Jared Kushner and his personal attorney, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
According to him, he was concerned about the incoming administration potentially investigating his family for criminal wrongdoing.
This comes after the global community attacked him over the violence by his supporters at the U.S. Capitol.