On Bill Clinton’s last day as president of the U.S, he pardons Marc Rich, a personal friend. Rich’s ex-wife, Denise, had given $450,000 to the Clinton Library and a further $1.2M to Democratic Party campaigns, including Hilary Clinton’s Senate run.1

1 Jennifer Rankin, “Marc Rich: controversial commodities trader and former fugitive dies aged 78,” The Guardian, June 26, 2013, https://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/jun/26/marc-rich-commodities-trader-fugitive-dies