Trump Planned Snowden Pardon But — If you want a good explanation as to why Donald Trump did not pardon whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange, check the video by journalist Glenn Greenwald.
If you don’t feel like watching the whole thing, the conclusion is that Republican deep-state senators like Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio threatened to join the bizarre second impeachment trial as he was about to leave office. A conviction would have then been possible and this would have disqualified him from public office it is thought.
He still should have done it anyway.
He still remains a great man.
Here is the video: