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Trump commutes life sentence of grandmother after Kim Kardashian meeting

Trump commutes life sentence of grandmother after Kim Kardashian meeting

Amid rumours that the US President is "obsessed" with the power of giving pardons, Trump has issued five pardons and two commutations during his time in the White House.

And "BEST NEWS EVER!" was the exuberant Twitter response from Kardashian West, who visited the White House last week to press the case.

Johnson's daughter Catina Scales spoke with Business Insider earlier on Wednesday, as she was en route to pick her mother up from the Aliceville correctional facility in Alabama.

Citing Johnson's good behavior and rehabilitation, Trump on Wednesday commuted the first-time nonviolent drug offender's life sentence a week after meeting with Kardashian.

Johnson was given a life sentence with no possibility of parole in 1996 for first-time, non-violent drug crimes.

As a effect, there are people rotting away in correctional facilities who should not be there - contradicting what our Founding Fathers had in mind when that wrote that the punishment must fit the crime.

Kardashian thanked Trump in a tweet.

Some supporters of President Trump have concluded that his decision to pardon Alice Johnson is rooted in a larger concern about how the criminal justice system affects people of color.

Kardashian West tweeted that calling Johnson to tell her that she was free is a moment she will never forget.

Video shows Johnson, dressed in white, running to her loved ones, who were waiting for her with flowers.

"I never get starstruck", she admitted to Jones.

For now, Johnson has a single-minded goal: be with her family.

Image: Johnson had spent more than 20 years in prison. He said that he was considering commuting the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the former IL senator serving a sentence after his conviction on corruption charges, and giving a pardon to Martha Stewart.

Alice Johnson, 63, said Mr Trump had given her another chance in life and restored her to her family. Kardashian West shared Johnson's enthusiasm. Kardashian said she didn't believe this was the case.

"Because someone whom Trump sees as a political ally asked, he moved forward with commuting Johnson's life sentence anyway". She went on to say that her heart "is so full of gratitude for the handsome inside and out Kim Khardashian West who chose to advocate for and essentially save the life of my mother, someone she had never heard of or met!" He says he's considering a long list of other clemency actions, including former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is serving 14 years in prison for corruption, and celebrity homemaker Martha Stewart, who served about five months on charges connected to an insider trading case.

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