PresidentialPardon

  • President Trump makes another pardon

    President Trump on Tuesday pardoned a pair of Oregon cattle ranchers who had been serving out sentences for arson on federal land — punishments that inspired the armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in 2016 and brought widespread attention to anger over federal land management in the Western United...
  • President Trump considering over 3,000 pardons including Late Muhammad Ali

    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardoning some 3,000 people “who may have been treated unfairly,” including late heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali. “We have 3,000 names. We’re looking at them. Of the 3,000 names, many of those names have been treated unfairly,” Trump told...
  • Jack Johnson – pardoned by Trump – fought hard against racism

    On Oct. 17, 1912, a woman identified only as “Mrs. F. Cameron-Falconet” went to the Clark Street police station and, as the Tribune reported, asked the Chicago cops to rescue her daughter, 19 and white, “from the clutches of Jack Johnson, Negro heavyweight champion pugilist.” That opened a racial...
  • Trump pardons former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney

    President Donald Trump issued a full pardon Friday to I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, suggesting he had been “treated unfairly” by a special counsel. Libby, Cheney’s former chief of staff, was convicted in 2007 of lying to investigators and obstruction of...