Donald Trump Makes Savage Move In Last Days Of Presidency — Issues 73 Pardons, 73 Commutations

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick made the list of the pardoned, according to Fox News.

Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in federal prison in 2013 after he was convicted of racketeering conspiracy, fraud, extortion, and tax crimes related to shaking down contractors and rewarding his allies.

Kilpatrick, 50, has served roughly seven years of a 28-year sentence for public corruption crimes on which he was convicted in 2013.

Kilpatrick will be released from prison early.

Seventy-three other people, including former Trump adviser Steve Bannon, received pardons from the president.

“By God’s grace, I have received a pardon from Him, through Christ Jesus. I pray that I will receive the opportunity for Pardon/Clemency from the President of the United States as well,” he wrote.

Kilpatrick has been incarcerated at a low-security prison in Louisiana and was originally scheduled to be released in January 2037.

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He has maintained his innocence and been fighting his sentence ever since. However, all of his appeals have failed over the years.

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The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals had denied his original appeal of his conviction and sentence in 2015, according to Detroit’s WDIV-TV.

He filed another motion in 2017 to vacate his prison sentence, which was denied by a district court judge, the station reported.

He later asked Trump for a presidential pardon and clemency in a blog post back in 2018.

In 2019, he was denied again by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, reports said. The U.S. Supreme Court even refused to hear his case, according to the Detroit Free Press.



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