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Trump hijacks pardon process; creates system for personal favors, special access


Michael Schmidt, Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Donald Trump has circumvented the Justice Department process for approving pardon applications, and the high percentage of Trump pardons that are tied to one of his allies or relate to something that politically benefits him personally.