President Trump commutes sentence of Alice Johnson after Kim Kardashian meeting


The reality star succeeded in her quest to free Alice Marie Johnson, who was serving a life sentence for a first-time drug offence in the US. Well thankfully Kim got through to Trump because it was revealed the other day that Alice was commuted & freed.

Johnson "has accepted responsibility for her past behavior and has been a model prisoner over the past two decades", the White House statement said.

Johnson praised Kardashian West on Wednesday night for being a "warrior" and "relentless" in advocating for her release. "This is not a publicity thing for her. Kim told me when she left that White House meeting that no matter how this turns out she would never stop fighting for me until I come home".

Minutes after her GMA appearance Trump tweeted, "Good luck to Alice Johnson".

"I would tell President Trump thank you so much".

"I would pull out my family pictures and look at my children - and I hoped to see my parents again".

Johnson had a motion pending for a reduction in her sentence when Trump made his decision, but federal prosecutors opposed it because they argued it was in accordance with federal guidelines.

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"She has truly been relentless in her fight for me", Johnson said of Kardashian West.

It ended up being a video on the news site Mic that caught the attention of Kim Kardashian West.

The first person was Shalom Rubashkin, a chief executive of a meatpacking company, who was convicted on charges of fraud and money laundering in 2009 and sentenced to 27 years in jail. She then delivered the news herself that Johnson's life plus 25-year sentence was being commuted.

Johnson would have died behind bars without the presidents clemency.

"I'd like to tell President Trump that I am so grateful for everything that you've done for me and my family", she said.

Last week, Kardashian's meeting with Trump in the Oval Office was widely mocked on social media.

She also acknowledged that many people had worked on Johnson's case for years. Ali has expressed her happiness to the reporters moments after bail and was very thankful to Kim.