President Donald Trump ‘Hopeful’ Pardon of Scooter Libby ‘Will Help Rectify a Very Sad Portion of His Life’

In this Nov. 16, 2005 file photo, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, walks to the U.S. District Court in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to pardon I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, according to a person familiar with the president's decision. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
President Donald Trump issued a full pardon to I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, former chief of staff to Vice President Richard Cheney, on Friday afternoon for convictions related to a 2007 trial and conviction.