Trump's comments on Eddie Gallagher might constitute a violation of military code and grounds for mistrial—even though they support the alleged civilian-targeter.
Trump has spoken in favor of Michael Behenna and other alleged military criminals, but he is far from the only one to do so.
If the package is signed into law, Scott Walker's unforgiving clemency legacy could continue.
The California governor's clemency decisions focus on people facing what he seems to view as systemic injustices. But his record on pardons wasn't always so progressive.