WASHINGTON -- The United States Constitution gives the president the ability to "grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States." Here's a look at the pardons President Donald Trump has granted during his presidency:
Aug. 25, 2017: Trump pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal contempt-of-court conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case.
March 8, 2018: Trump pardoned Kristian Mark Saucier, who was convicted of unauthorized retention of defense information after using his cellphone to take unauthorized photos aboard the nuclear submarine USS Alexandria. Saucier was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment, three years of supervised release and community service.
April 13, 2018: Trump pardoned I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, former Vice President Dick Cheney's onetime chief of staff, who was convicted in 2007 of lying to investigators and obstruction of justice following the 2003 leak of the covert identity of CIA officer Valerie Plame. President George W. Bush later commuted Libby's 30-month prison sentence but didn't issue a pardon despite intense pressure from Cheney.
May 24, 2018: Trump pardoned boxer Jack Johnson, who was convicted in 1913 by an all-white jury for violating the Mann Act for traveling with his white girlfriend. That law made it illegal to transport women across state lines for "immoral purposes." Trump said Johnson had served 10 months in prison "for what many view as a racially motivated injustice."
May 31, 2018: Trump tweeted that he would pardon Dinesh D'Souza, a conservative commentator and Obama critic who pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud. Trump also said he was considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of corruption, and pardoning lifestyle maven Martha Stewart, who did a stint in federal prison after she was convicted of charges related to a stock sale.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.