Peter Biar Ajak has been in a South Sudanese prison since July 28, 2018
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John McDevitt
January 02, 2020 - 4:20 pm
A Philadelphia-educated activist imprisoned in South Sudan for allegedly speaking out against the corruption of the government has been pardoned by the president. Read more here.
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A door has a privacy request hanging on it outside the hotel room where two turkeys that will be pardoned by President Donald Trump are staying at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
November 26, 2019 - 10:10 am
The White House is sponsoring an online contest to help President Donald Trump as he contemplates his role in the 30-year-old tradition of sparing the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Read more here.
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Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov, Pardons Board Provide Update on Pardons Process, Benefit to Those with Marijuana Convictions.
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Cherri Gregg
October 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week a new expedited process for forgiving marijuana convictions.
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In this Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File
November 29, 2018 - 7:04 am
By Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A pardon for Paul Manafort is "not off the table," President Donald Trump said, drawing swift rebuke from critics who fear the president will use his executive power to protect friends and supporters caught up in the Russia probe. The president's...
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In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 17, 2018 - 4:00 pm
By Hope Yen, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "...
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Pennsylvania Rep. Jason Dawkins co-sponsored the event, where people learned how to work toward a pardon for past convictions.
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Justin Udo
June 13, 2018 - 8:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A class is educating Pennsylvanians on what they need to do to get pardoned for past crimes. Pennsylvania Rep. Jason Dawkins co-sponsored the event, where people learned how to work toward a pardon for past convictions. "For us, it's how we give folks that redemption...
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Rudy Giuliani
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 04, 2018 - 8:02 am
By Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday that he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself, but added he had done nothing wrong, asserting his presidential power as the White House is sharpening its political and legal...
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Conservative scholar and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza
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May 31, 2018 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he will pardon conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud. As he left Washington for a trip to Texas, Trump tweeted: "Will be giving a Full Pardon to Dinesh D'Souza today. He was treated very...
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Kim Kardashian West
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May 30, 2018 - 12:30 pm
By Kevin Liptak and Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- Kim Kardashian West will meet with officials, including senior adviser Jared Kushner, at the White House on Wednesday to discuss prison reform, a person familiar with the plans says. It's not clear if Kardashian West will meet with President Donald...
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President Donald Trump center, posthumously pardons Jack Johnson
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
May 24, 2018 - 8:20 pm
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday 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...
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