"It would be an open question".
McConnell says Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a former Alabama senator, remains popular with Republican senators and he hopes Sessions remains in office.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that President Trump should not pardon himself.
Lifestyle guru and businesswoman Martha Stewart is on the list of new potential pardons - though a source said the president has cooled on that idea.
"President Trump didn't take that".
"Let me just tell you that from - from my perspective - I don't think the president needs any advice on pardoning himself", McConnell said.
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Jackson's brother, Randy, revealed that Jackson dialled 9-1-1 after a nanny grew fearful of Al Mana's aggressive behaviour. Randy told ET that Janet called 911 after a nanny who was helping the dad take care of the one year old contacted her.
In the letter to Mueller, which was sent in January, Sekulow and Dowd also acknowledged for the first time that Trump "dictated" a statement put out about his son's controversial 2016 meeting with Russians at Trump Tower.
The White House press secretary was also hammered with questions about Trump's claim that he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself.
Trump's legal team is making clear that it will combat any effort to force the president to testify in front of a grand jury.
"For every one of these things he did, we can write out five reasons why he did it", Giuliani said. Also, I could kill you at anytime, but why would I do that? "Impeach him and then you can do whatever you want to do to him", he added.
Mr Giuliani said of the Democrats on Mr Mueller's team: "They can't emotionally come to grips with the fact that this whole thing with Russian collusion didn't happen".
"He's not going to pardon himself", Giuliani said.
President's attorney threatens to go to court if Robert Mueller tries to subpoena Trump; reaction and analysis from Alex Little, defense attorney and former assistant federal prosecutor. I don't know why we're walking through hypotheticals here in this process.
Clinton's counsel, Charles Ruff, was even explicitly asked to give an assurance that "Clinton will not pardon himself or that he will not accept a pardon from any presidential successor".