By the numbers Pardons, commutations


2: Number of presidents who issued none (Garfield and Harrison)

3,687: Highest number issued (Franklin D. Roosevelt, most for draft evaders and draft-related offenses)

16: Number issued by George Washington

456: Number issued by Bill Clinton, including his last-day-in-office pardon of financier Marc Rich

117: Number issued so far by George W. Bush, including Lewis “Scooter” Libby