Joe Biden’s great-great-grandfather was pardoned by Abraham Lincoln | Joe Biden

Joe Biden’s great-grandfather was charged with attempted murder after a Civil War-era brawl, but Abraham Lincoln was pardoned for his misdeeds, a newspaper reported on Monday, reinstated on the US President’s Day holiday. The issue of presidential pardon power is often a topic of debate. Citing documents from the U.S. National Archives, historian David J. […]

President Biden’s great-great-grandfather was pardoned by Abraham Lincoln, documents show

President Biden’s great-grandfather was pardoned by President Lincoln, according to newly discovered documents at the National Archives. According to documents reviewed by the newspaper, Mr. Biden’s relative, Moses J. Robinette, camped along the Rappahannock River near Beverly Ford, Virginia, on March 12, 1864, during the height of the Civil War. While there, he got into […]