CNN – Trump commutes sentence of Alice Marie Johnson

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CNN – Trump commutes sentence of Alice Marie Johnson

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a first-time nonviolent drug offender, a week after Kim Kardashian West pleaded her case during an Oval Office meeting with Trump.

Johnson has already served 21 years of a life sentence after she was convicted on charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine and attempted possession of cocaine, according to the nonprofit CAN-DO, which advocates for clemency for non-violent drug offenders.   Read the full story and watch video day of Alice’s clemency, pre-release. 
“Ms. Johnson has accepted responsibility for her past behavior and has been a model prisoner over the past two decades. Despite receiving a life sentence, Alice worked hard to rehabilitate herself in prison, and act as a mentor to her fellow inmates,” the White House said in a statement Wednesday afternoon.
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