Kim Kardashian declared a 'war angel' by Alice Johnson

Trump Pardons Alice Marie Johnson After Kim Kardashian Visit

The likely emotional face-to-face meeting would follow a chat on the phone between the pair, when Kim called Ms Johnson in jail to personally deliver the news of the pardon granted by Mr Trump.

Johnson said she has not heard directly from the White House but she'd like to tell Trump how grateful she is for having her released - for herself and her family.

She was sentenced to life in prison in 1997, and appellate judges and the U.S. Supreme Court had rejected her appeals.

Alice Marie Johnson, the great-grandmother has a message to Donald Trump after he commuted her sentence; with the help of Kim Kardashian who vouched for her release.

Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. "And in Alice's case, it is a punishment that absolutely did not fit the crime". "Alice has more than paid her debt to society by serving over 21 years of a life-without-parole sentence as a nonviolent drug offender".

In portions of the interview that aired on "Anderson Cooper 360" (above), Kardashian discusses why she chose to lobby the president on behalf of Johnson, and responded to criticism that by meeting with the president she's endorsing him, "giving him legitimacy in a way", said Jones.

Cameras captured Johnson's reunion with family members Wednesday night after a van transported her outside the prison. "Kim Kardashian is part of the family now".

President Trump commutes sentence of Alice Johnson
Her case has been described as an extreme example of harsh, mandatory-minimum drug sentencing that emerged in the 1980s and 1990s. Johnson has accepted responsibility for her past behavior and has been a model prisoner over the past two decades".

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Kardashian West visited the White House in May to advocate for Johnson. "This is one case that went viral so a lot of people were made aware of it", Guster said.

Trump issued a posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight boxing champion, who was sent to prison a century ago in a racially charged case. News, "She really wants to make a difference in people's lives and left Washington feeling very inspired".

"She told me that she knew that this was meant to be", Johnson said.

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

Kardashian also asked the President's daughter for a meeting with her father.

In an apparent effort to lobby her husband's case, the wife of former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his Russian Federation contacts, appeared on Fox News to talk about how committed he'd been to Trump's campaign.

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