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Trump issued numerous pardons or commutations for rich men convicted of corruption on Tuesday.

 

Trump told reporters that he commuted the sentences of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and financier Michael Milken, and pardoned former New York Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik. Trump also pardoned former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo and former Republican lobbyist David Safavian, according to a White House statement.

 

Blagojevich was convicted of corruption just months after appearing on Trump’s NBC show “The Apprentice.” Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison after he effectively tried to sell the Illinois Senate seat vacated by former President Barack Obama when he was elected in 2008. He was charged with more than a dozen other crimes.

 

Blagojevich was not scheduled to be released until 2024, but his wife, Patti, went on a media blitz to lobby Trump to pardon her husband, comparing the special prosecutor investigation into Blagojevich’s corruption to the Bob Mueller investigation, which Trump decried as a “witch hunt,” The Associated Press reported.

 

Trump on Tuesday called Blagojevich’s sentence “ridiculous.” Notably, a judge overseeing the case previously said, “the evidence, much of it from Blagojevich’s own mouth, is overwhelming.”

 

Trump pardoned Blagojevich despite Republican efforts to deter him.

 

“Commuting the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, who has a clear and documented record of egregious corruption, sets a dangerous precedent and goes against the trust voters place in elected officials,” five Republican House members from Illinois said in a letter to the president last year.

 

Trump also announced that he would pardon Kerik one day after he appeared on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show to argue that Trump was the victim of an “attempted coup.”

 

Kerik, a close ally of Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, pleaded guilty to eight charges including tax fraud and lying to White House officials in 2009. Kerik served three years in prison in a case where he faced three decades behind bars.

 

Kerik, who worked as Giuliani’s personal bodyguard and driver during his first mayoral campaign, was appointed by President George W. Bush to head the Department of Homeland Security in 2004 before withdrawing after allegations of tax fraud surfaced. Kerik admitted to lying while being vetted for the top DHS job.

 

More recently, Kerik worked on the case of former Navy SEAL chief Eddie Gallagher, who was pardoned by Trump after being charged with war crimes.

 

Trump also granted clemency to Milken, who was described by CNBC as “the former junk bond king who became a face of the insider trading financial scandals of the 1980s.” The move came days after a longtime associate of Milken held a $10 million fundraiser for Trump over the weekend. Milken is also a longtime friend of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who was among those lobbying for clemency, along with Giuliani and Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, according to The New York Times.

 

Milken was sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $600 million after pleading guilty to fraud and racketeering charges in 1990. His sentence was later reduced to two years after he cooperated with investigators.

 

A White House statement on Tuesday praised Milken as “one of America’s greatest financiers” and touted his “use of high-yield bonds in corporate finance.”

 

Trump’s pardons also included Safavian, a former George W. Bush political appointee who was convicted in the Jack Abramoff lobbying and corruption scandal; and DeBartolo, who was fined $1 million after he paid a $400,000 bribe to Louisiana’s governor for a casino license.

 

A White House press release also noted that Trump gave a full pardon to Ariel Friedler, a tech entrepreneur who pleaded guilty to hacking his competitors’ computers in 2014; Paul Pogue, who pleaded guilty to tax fraud in 2010; and Angela Stanton, a best-selling author and prison reform activist who was convicted in 2007 for her role in a stolen vehicle ring.

 

The president also commuted the sentences of Tynice Nichole Hall, Crystal Munoz, and Judith Negron, who were convicted of drug-related offenses before helping other inmates rehabilitate themselves.

 

Many legal analysts criticized Trump’s more prominent pardons, arguing that he was pardoning people convicted of crimes that the president himself may have committed.

 

“Trump and Blagojevich have both faced allegations they abused their power to extort bribes, and Trump downplaying Blagojevich’s convicted felonies smacked of self-interest,” wrote MSNBC’s Ari Melber. “Trump’s new pardons are for well-connected insiders convicted of the same offenses Trump and several of his advisers are accused of — serious crimes of extortion, bribery, misleading authorities or abuse of office,” he added.

 

“8 of these 11 uses of the pardon power went to people who are rich, famous, powerful, or highly successful,” wrote attorney Ken White. “I know that will shock you, but that does not reflect the composition of people who have been convicted.”

 

Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief Noah Shachtman mocked Trump’s insistence that he’s focused on rooting out corruption in light of the pardons.

 

“Nothing says ‘corruption fighter’ quite like pardoning a slew of politicians and public officials convicted of corruption,” he wrote.

Former Justice Department spokesman Matthew Miller linked the latest string of pardons to Trump’s previous acts of clemency.

 

“Really hard to think of a collection of individuals less deserving of presidential intervention than Joe Arpaio, Scooter Libby, Dinesh D’Souza, Conrad Black, Bernie Kerik, Rod Blagojevich, and Michael Milken, plus a handful of right wing arsonists and war criminals,” he wrote. “Bernie Madoff must be wondering what he has done wrong to be left out.”

 

“The bigger issue here,” wrote The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer, “is that Trump uses pardons to destigmatize the types of crimes he and his allies are accused of, while pursing the harshest possible punishments against poor, black and brown people, and rewarding others who commit crimes against the same groups.”

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HEY SCHITSTAIN, HE CAN PARDON ANYONE HE WANTS AND DOESN'T NEED YOUR APPROVAL TO DO SO!!

 

FUNNY HOW YOU DIDN'T SAY A WORD ABOUT WHO YOUR KNEEGER GOD, OVOMIT, PARDONED AND HE PARDONED SOME HARD CORE CRIMINALS!!! OVER 240 of them!!


DOPE AND COCAINE DISTRIBUTORS WHO ACTUALLY KILLED THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE!!


So, beanie, YOU CAN GO FUC'K YOURSELF!!!

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Chris Christie asked Trump to pardon this former CEO. The president just did

WASHINGTON— A former corporate chief executive who spent his post-prison years helping inmates return to society received a pardonfrom President Donald Trump on Tuesday at the urging of former Gov. Chris Christie.

Christie and long-time ally Jeff Chiesa, a former state attorney generaland interim U.S. senator, represented Ariel Friedler, the founder and former CEO of Virginia-based Symplicity Corp., in his application for a pardon. They submitted the request for a pardon more than a year ago.

Trump called Christie on Friday and they discussed the pardon for the first time, the former governor told NJ Advance Media.

He said Trump asked him, “Are you convinced he’s a really good guy?" and Christie responded, "Yes, Mr. President.”

“I said, ‘Mr. President, he got treated wrong and you can help right it,’” Christie said.

Friedler went to prison after pleading guiltyin 2014 to conspiracy to hack into computer systems of competitors to Symplicity, which provides software to universities and government agencies. Since then, he has worked to help ex-inmates return to society as well as advocate for veterans.

“It was a complete overreaction by the U.S. attorney’s office,” Christie said. “He acknowledged that he did something wrong but he didn’t deserve to be a federal felon and now he’s not a federal felon because of the president.”

“I heard nothing but great stuff about the guy,” Christie said.

Both Trump, who signed landmark legislationoffering alternatives to incarceration for many nonviolent offenders, and Christie, who led the way in Jerseyto keep nonviolent drug abusers out of prison, championed changes to the criminal justice system.

Along with Christie, Rabbi Menachem Katz a leader of the Florida-based Aleph Institute, which also works with prisoners, pushed for Friedler’s pardon, the White House said.

Others who pardoned or saw their sentences commuted by Trump on Tuesday included:

* Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, whose effort to become President George W. Bush’s homeland security secretary collapsed in scandaland he went to prison for tax fraud and other felonies.

* Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who tried to sell Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat to the highest bidder.

* Financier Michael Milken, imprisoned for violating securities laws.

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@benson13,

 

You notice the swamp reaches local city prosecutors ignoring the law and not charging people for illegal behavior do to the color of their skin, national origin, gender bias, gender preference, etc.

 

Care to call everyone else racists, bigots, etc when the law directs the activity by citizens ignoring the simplicity of being one species in this atmosphere no 2 lifetimes are ever the same ancestrally because of compounding DNA reproducing the ever changing people populaitng the moment so far?

 

Your rhetoric doesn't match Thermol Dynamic principles of science. My thinking real time is stationary does. Remember benson13, chain of command is controlling the networks distributing order of law between households and global economics. beware town criers(print medium, radio/television/cable, ad councils, lawyers, entrepreneurs, stars in arts and entertainment/sports.

 

Recite after me, "Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.....".

 

Look benson13's character is just the vocabulary used to define who he rather be socially than all he ever was and will be genetically present.

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9 minutes ago, benson13 said:

LMAO.....good one Comrade personreal....but you need to target the Uneducated rednecks, they believe ALL your BS, just like they believe trump

Well trained after birth minds gave away their sense of proportionately here.  False exceptionalism.

 

Practiced ancestrally by great grandparents and siblings never reproducing, grandparents and siblings never reproducting, parents and siblings never reproducing, last added that haven't reproduced so far.  Gee that accounts for each lifetime simultaneously alive at any second, minute, hour, day, week, month, season, annual loop around the star, generation of compounding DNA since this species became part of life in this atmosphere..

 

Gee what is kinetic self evident results again not defined by what ifisms cradle to grave?  Honesty, not historically practicing honestly believing anything else is possible.  Oh that is true and social justice within one species preying within itself until no more members of the species occupying space from now on.

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2 minutes ago, benson13 said:

LMAO.....good one Comrade personreal....but you need to target the Uneducated rednecks, they believe ALL your BS, just like they believe trump

 

beanie schitstains is soooooooo smart!!!


He actually believes he can INSULT people to vote and see things HIS WAY!!!


How mighty WHITE AND ELITIST he is!!!

 

 

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30 minutes ago, benson13 said:
You've chosen to ignore content by sole result
You've chosen to ignore content by MidnightMax
 
 
 
 
Like the rest of the Room has....

It shows. your mind has many brains ignoring the same thing from many separate interpretations of behavior saving concepts of what tomorrow may become from now on without accepting what living has been so far..ancestries justifying their pretending there is more to life than a populaiton sustained by current reproductions present all the time.

 

Thank you benson13. You make it possible to end humanity in 2020 without harming a reproductive sole position alive so far and from now on..

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Just now, harryramar said:

what is a coincidence is that the one nigro at the hate fests always seems to be sitting behind trump for the cameras to pick up. weird huh?

Black people love the fact that Trump is doing something for them and not lying to them the way Demonrats have always done. Facts really upset you , dont they "Reverend"?

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1 minute ago, 123urout said:

Black people love the fact that Trump is doing something for them and not lying to them the way Demonrats have always done. Facts really upset you , dont they "Reverend"?

not at all judas,.

your hatred of people doesn't upset me either, it proves what I have said about you nasty fake Christians and how you shit on jesus and his dad with gay abandon. keep up the bad work.

 

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Just now, harryramar said:

not at all judas,.

your hatred of people doesn't upset me either, it proves what I have said about you nasty fake Christians and how you shit on jesus and his dad with gay abandon. keep up the bad work.

 

Black people love the fact that someone with a brain knows how the economy works and how to get people a job and some dignity, Demonrats are failures at everything and there is a long track record that proves it.

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1 minute ago, harryramar said:

not at all judas,.

your hatred of people doesn't upset me either, it proves what I have said about you nasty fake Christians and how you shit on jesus and his dad with gay abandon. keep up the bad work.

 

ah poor muslim asswipe harry... hates America 

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Just now, Duck615 said:

ah poor muslim asswipe harry... hates America 

poor fake Christian, can't help lying about me despite

what his own lord and savior

commanded. see ducks you lies make you feel good but they also make you look small and me look right. 

you need to post the 10 commandments in your trailerhome

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Just now, harryramar said:

poor fake Christian, can't help lying about me despite

what his own lord and savior

commanded. see ducks you lies make you feel good but they also make you look small and me look right. 

you need to post the 10 commandments in your trailerhome

Unlike you he actually knows how to interpret them.....try again Demonchild.

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