Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

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Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by 1989TransAm » Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:17 pm

Axios got it wrong. Trump did not pardon her. He commuted her sentence. [-X

"President Trump has signed a pardon for Alice Johnson, currently serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense, according to a source with direct knowledge. CNN first reported earlier today that the White House had prepped the paperwork for Johnson's pardon.

The details: Johnson's cause was championed last week at the White House by Kim Kardashian West. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, who pushed for Johnson's pardon, had been in contact with Kardashian West over the past several months on the issue. Per a source familiar, White House counsel Don McGahn is skeptical of the merits of pardoning Johnson."

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by j-c-c » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:19 pm

1989TransAm wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:17 pm
Axios got it wrong. Trump did not pardon her. He commuted her sentence. [-X

"President Trump has signed a pardon for Alice Johnson, currently serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense, according to a source with direct knowledge. CNN first reported earlier today that the White House had prepped the paperwork for Johnson's pardon.

The details: Johnson's cause was championed last week at the White House by Kim Kardashian West. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, who pushed for Johnson's pardon, had been in contact with Kardashian West over the past several months on the issue. Per a source familiar, White House counsel Don McGahn is skeptical of the merits of pardoning Johnson."

https://www.axios.com/trump-pardon-alic ... a814c.html?
So its true, its all who you know, Crony Capitalism?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crony_capitalism

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by 1989TransAm » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:36 pm

What in the hell does commuting the Alice Johnson sentence have to do with crony capitalism?

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by exhaustgases » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:40 pm

1989TransAm wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:36 pm
What in the hell does commuting the Alice Johnson sentence have to do with crony capitalism?
Its just the stuff a paid internet troll is supposed to say, its that simple.

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by mk e » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:43 pm

She's a nobody and the white house council didn't understand the reason for the action....which was Kim saw a story and called the Donald, who thought it would play well and get him air/face time with a "celebrity" so he did it. That is cronyism.
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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by j-c-c » Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:33 pm

mk e wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:43 pm
She's a nobody and the white house council didn't understand the reason for the action....which was Kim saw a story and called the Donald, who thought it would play well and get him air/face time with a "celebrity" so he did it. That is cronyism.
Come on, stop thinking for the trolls(?) :lol:

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by GLHS60 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:20 pm

So that's cronyism, O.K., would Clinton's pardon of Marc Rich be Crony Capitalism??

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mk e wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:43 pm
She's a nobody and the white house council didn't understand the reason for the action....which was Kim saw a story and called the Donald, who thought it would play well and get him air/face time with a "celebrity" so he did it. That is cronyism.
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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by gmrocket » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:36 pm

I Think that's fantastic he pardoned her.

So who is she and what did she do?

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by mk e » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:05 pm

GLHS60 wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:20 pm
So that's cronyism, O.K., would Clinton's pardon of Marc Rich be Crony Capitalism??

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mk e wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:43 pm
She's a nobody and the white house council didn't understand the reason for the action....which was Kim saw a story and called the Donald, who thought it would play well and get him air/face time with a "celebrity" so he did it. That is cronyism.
Probably....most pardons are.
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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by exhaustgases » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:56 pm

gmrocket wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:36 pm
I Think that's fantastic he pardoned her.

So who is she and what did she do?
What she did is nothing compared to the real evil ones that the Marxist / demoncrats, let out all the time.

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by exhaustgases » Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:18 am

And so funny did you hear what the black commie said about it. It shouldn't take a celebrity, oh yeah where was your favorite bum Obum? She was in for over 20 some years and how long was Obum in?

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by gmrocket » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:25 am

exhaustgases wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:56 pm
gmrocket wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:36 pm
I Think that's fantastic he pardoned her.

So who is she and what did she do?
What she did is nothing compared to the real evil ones that the Marxist / demoncrats, let out all the time.
Fantastic. How are the lefty trump haters gonna turn this around? She's a woman, and black. That fits two of the lefty criteria....only thing missing is she might not be gay, or disabled .

That's where they'll hammer him...missing two out of four groups, so he only did half what he could have done.

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by mk e » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:25 am

gmrocket wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:25 am

Fantastic. How are the lefty trump haters gonna turn this around? She's a woman, and black. That fits two of the lefty criteria....only thing missing is she might not be gay, or disabled .

That's where they'll hammer him...missing two out of four groups, so he only did half what he could have done.
The trump haters mostly don't care about this beyond its clear that he had no idea who this woman was but pardoned her because Kim asked him too....that is profoundly troubling.
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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by RevTheory » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:36 am

Bullshit, Mark. Jared Kushner has been working on prison reform since day one. You'd know that if you'd spend less time calling the President an idiot and going out of your way to say that the cloud cover is "troubling" for the Trump team.

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Re: Trump has pardoned Alice Johnson

Post by 1989TransAm » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:52 am

The lefties on this forum are certainly stewing. :D

"Only on the left would we see the presidential pardon of a non-violent drug offender, a cause that up until now has been a Sorosian shibboleth, greeted with grumbles.

Why? Because President Trump took the initiative to get it done, hearing of the 63 year-old grandmother's plight from big-name celebrity Kim Kardashian. The left loathes Trump more than they value that woman and the cause she represents, so a good deed suddenly becomes a bad deed.
Here's how the left and its media minions took it, starting with the Guardian:

On Wednesday, Trump commuted the sentence of Alice Johnson, a 63-year-old great-grandmother who has spent over 20 years in prison for non-violent drug crimes. It’s the sort of pardon decision previous presidents might well have made, but his likely reason for doing so was uniquely Trumpian. He was lobbied last week by the reality star Kim Kardashian to release Johnson.

Trump has pardoned slightly fewer people than most recent presidents at this stage of presidency, but there is a theme to those he has deemed worthy of clemency. Most were considered by Trump as being unfairly persecuted by the “deep state”. They have been found, by FBI and DoJ investigations, to have obstructed justice, given false statements to investigators, or broken campaign finance.

Many have suggested that Trump is using his pardons as a tool in the Mueller investigation.

Ah, so it’s not about mercy to correct an injustice, it's just all about the Russia Russia Russia thang.

Oh, and tilt your head for this one, the Guardian helpfully adds:"

https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/20 ... y_him.html

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