Trump Cuts Alice Marie Johnson Sentence

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President Donald Trump has reduced the sentence Alice Marie Johnson, she was a first time nonviolent drug offender, this happens a week after Kim Kardashian West pleaded her case at the meeting with Trump.

Johnson has spent 21 years of her life in prison and was sentenced a life sentence after being convicted on charges of conspiracy to posses cocaine and attempted possession of cocaine.

She is said to be released from prison soon.

“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,”said the White House in a statement released Wednesday.

“While this Administration will always be very tough on crime, it believes that those who have paid their debt to society and worked hard to better themselves while in prison deserve a second chance,” the statement added.

Kardashian West released a tweet about the good news. “BEST NEWS EVER!!!!”

Johnson’s sentence cut is the sixth time Trump has issued since taking the oval office, and the second granted by Trump after a celebrity appealed to him.

Trump and Kardashian West met last Wednesday after she reached out to his daughter Ivanka Trump to help meet with President Donald Trump.

“I would like to thank President Trump for his time this afternoon. It is our hope that the President will grant clemency to Ms. Alice Marie Johnson who is serving a life sentence for a first-time, non-violent drug offense,” Kardashian West said after meeting with Trump. “We are optimistic about Ms. Johnson’s future and hopeful that she — and so many like her — will get a second chance at life.”

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