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February 21, 2020 – In a departure for The Line, Gene Grant and the panelists expand their scope to look at a national topic: President Trump’s recent spate of pardons. The Line panel debates the broader implication of Congress ceding power to the executive. 

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Diane Snyder, former state senator

For Further Reading:
Trump Grants Clemency to Blagojevich, Milken and KerikThe New York Times
President Trump goes on clemency spree, and the list is longABC News
President Trump calls for case against Roger Stone to be thrown outReview Times