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Can you pardon someone who hasn't been convicted of anything... yet?

Yes.

Presidents do it all the time. Usually when the person being pardoned is a political ally or big campaign donor. Look up Bill Clinton's pardons and you'll get a better idea.

I seem to recall Ford pardoning the last president we had who so obviously used the government bureaucracy's invasive powers to go after his political foes. Remember that guy Richard Nixon?

Nixon was never convicted of anything - except in the court of public opinion, of course.

;-)
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