Lewandowski: D'Souza pardon a 'one-off opportunity'

Lewandowski: D'Souza pardon a 'one-off opportunity'
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Corey LewandowskiCorey LewandowskiNew Trump super PAC formed after accusations of misconduct The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats still at odds over Biden agenda Noem severs ties with Lewandowski after harassment allegations surface MORE on Sunday described President TrumpDonald TrumpMedia giants side with Bannon on request to release Jan. 6 documents Cheney warns of consequences for Trump in dealings with Jan. 6 committee Jan. 6 panel recommends contempt charges for Trump DOJ official MORE’s pardon of conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza as a “one-off opportunity.”

“I don’t know of the president’s relationship with Dinesh D’Souza. I have never met Dinesh D’Souza, so I don’t think there was a strong relationship between the president and him,” Lewandowski, who served as Trump's campaign manager, told “Fox News Sunday.” 

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Lewandowski pushed back on an assertion from former Trump campaign adviser Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneCheney warns of consequences for Trump in dealings with Jan. 6 committee Trump, Jan. 6 panel are set for Tuesday faceoff Countering the ongoing Republican delusion MORE, who said in a recent interview that the president was sending a “signal” to special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerAn unquestioning press promotes Rep. Adam Schiff's book based on Russia fiction Senate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG MORE by pardoning D’Souza. 

"Indict people for crimes that don’t pertain to Russian collusion and this is what could happen," Stone told The Washington Post.

Lewandowski on Sunday rejected this characterization, saying the pardon “is not a sign."

Trump last week pardoned D’Souza, who in 2014 pleaded guilty to breaking campaign finance laws.

Lewandowski during his Sunday show interview dismissed the idea that Trump is mulling a pardon for his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who last year pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

“Never, ever, ever has this president said — to the best of my knowledge — that he’s even thinking about a pardon for Mike Flynn,” Lewandowski said.