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[–] Mr_Sir 1 points 7 points (+8|-1) ago  (edited ago)

She'd have to be convicted first.

Edit: apparently I'm wrong. Thanks to those who corrected me.

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[–] piratse 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

You can pardon before any charges are ever filed. During a trial. And after. It's a nice little power to have.

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[–] ABACABB 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

Not true. pardons can be for crimes that haven't been charged. Example: Nixon. Was pardoned before even being charged. Also a president can't undo a pardon from a previous president.