Trump pardons

SALEM, Oregon | 2 ranchers pardoned by Trump arrive home in Oregon

SALEM, Ore.  — Father and son ranchers who were pardoned by President Trump after becoming the focus of a battle about public lands flew home Wednesday to Oregon and were greeted by family members and riders on horseback carrying American flags. “We’re going to do a lot of decompressing and get back to our families,” … Continue reading SALEM, Oregon | 2 ranchers pardoned by Trump arrive home in Oregon

WASHINGTON | Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has pardoned two ranchers whose case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. Dwight and Steven Hammond were convicted in 2012 of intentionally and maliciously setting fires on public lands. The arson crime carried a minimum prison sentence of five years, but a sympathetic federal judge, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation

NEW YORK | Statement By Attorney General Barbara Underwood On President Trump’s Pardon Of Dinesh D’Souza

“President Trump’s latest pardon makes crystal clear his willingness to use his pardon power to thwart the cause of justice, rather than advance it. By pardoning Dinesh D’Souza, President Trump is undermining the rule of law by pardoning a political supporter who is an unapologetic convicted felon.  First it was Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Then it … Continue reading NEW YORK | Statement By Attorney General Barbara Underwood On President Trump’s Pardon Of Dinesh D’Souza

WASHINGTON  | Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction. “I am taking this very righteous step, I believe, to correct a wrong that occurred in our history and to honor … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later