Tag: Pardon

Obama Commutes Life Sentences of Four Mexican Cartel Leaders

ROMA, Texas — Four family members who ran one of the largest cartel smuggling operations in south Texas had their life in prison sentences commuted and will likely be returning to this border city from where they ran their criminal empire. One of the main destinations that the criminal organizations delivered drugs to was Chicago, Illinois.

Prof. Banzhaf: Obama Pardon of Hillary Clinton Could Help Trump

On Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily, SiriusXM host Alex Marlow asked Professor John Banzhaf of George Washington University Law School about the possibility that outgoing President Barack Obama – or maybe even incoming President Donald Trump – might pardon Hillary Clinton for the various offenses that have been investigated by the FBI, and could conceivably be reviewed by a special prosecutor in the future.

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Poll: Americans Don’t Want a Pardon for Edward Snowden

According to a new poll, only 33% of Americans would support a presidential pardon for rogue National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who faces espionage charges. Of the poll respondents, 53% support these charges, while only 26% were opposed to a federal prosecution.

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Obama Commutes 46 More Drug Offenders Sentences… on Facebook

“I believe that at its heart, America is a nation of second chances, and I believe these folks deserve their second chance,” he said, suggesting that a life sentence for non-violent drug offenders were “not hardened criminals” and didn’t deserve overly harsh prison sentences.