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Donald Trump and Kim Kardashian in the White House. Both are behind the Oval Office's Resolute Desk.

Kim Kardashian Meeting with Donald Trump to Push Criminal Justice Reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality television star Kim Kardashian West, who successfully pushed President Donald Trump to grant a pardon for a drug offender earlier this year, returned to the White House on Wednesday for a meeting with senior aides as part of the administration’s efforts on criminal justice reform.

Dentist group puts teeth in push to curb opioid painkillers

Hayward: Progressives See Opportunity in Opioid Disaster

It would be excessive to call the opioid crisis an orchestrated conspiracy, but it certainly does have aspects of a manufactured crisis: a problem created by politicians and then exploited by them to advance various agendas. Loose borders created the problem by allowing a tidal wave of deadly street drugs into the United States. Politicians are using the resulting crisis to attack the pharmaceutical industry and the criminal justice system. We could end up releasing an enormous number of criminals from prison because the drug epidemic put too many people in jail.

San Antonio Police Crime Scene. (AP File Photo: Eric Gay)

Proposition 47 Wins ‘Golden Fleece Award’ for Failure

Proposition 47, the criminal justice reform initiative passed by California voters in 2014, has won the Independent Institute’s “Golden Fleece Award,” for a “state or local agency or government initiative that swindles taxpayers or breaks the public trust.”

TOPSHOT - Inmates that are to appear in court for their trial are rounded up at the Quezon City Jail in Manila in this picture taken on July 29, 2016. There are 3,800 inmates at the jail, which was built six decades ago to house 800, and they engage in …

Bail Reform: The Latest Target for Soros-Funded ‘Criminal Justice Reform’ Push

The so-called “bail reform movement” is part of the institutional left’s multi-pronged attack on America’s criminal justice system, and the progressive battle to do away with what they refer to as “money bail” is being fought across America, from Hawaii to New Jersey, from San Francisco to Baltimore—even as the Trump administration and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are fighting to restore the rule of law.

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Paul Ryan Still Pushing for Jail Sentencing Rollback Bill

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan re-affirmed his support for pending legislation that would slash sentences for many federal criminal inmates, saying he wants to get the bill to President Barack Obama’s desk before the next congressional session begins in 2017.

Billionaire George Soros litens to remarks by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi during a roundtable discussion with a group of American business leaders, at the Blair House May 20, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Soros Leaks: IRA Bomber on ‘Reliable MEPS’ Ally List

Leaks from billionaire George Soros’ Open Society Foundations (OSF) have revealed the group has a list of MEPs it considers “reliable allies” which includes IRA bomber Martina Anderson. Documents show the NGO, which works worldwide to mould government policies, set

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Regnery: Conservative Republicans Fulfilling George Soros’ Agenda by Pushing ‘Prison Break’ Bill

It’s no secret that George Soros is a big advocate of U.S. criminal justice reform. It is also no secret that he has provided big money to the empty-the-prison groups and others. Until a few days ago, however, we didn’t know just how big a role Soros played. Republicans — and particularly conservatives — who have bought into the criminal justice reform initiative, may have been drawn into something other than what they saw on the surface.

Demonstrators block traffic as they march through the intersection of Prospect and E. 9th St. on December 29, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Truth Behind the Push for Criminal Justice Reform

The current political push for “criminal justice” reform is picking up bipartisan support in Congress, but a look at the history of the “prison reform” shows movement shows the leftists driving the effort have a dangerous agenda rooted in revolutionary communism.

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Andy McCarthy on Conservative, Libertarian Backers of Sentencing Reform: ‘They’re Open to Almost Anything That Cuts Out the Federal Role in Law Enforcement’

During his Monday morning appearance on Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon, former Assistant U.S. Attorney and National Review senior fellow Andy McCarthy described the sentencing reform bill that could slash mandatory minimum sentences as the product of an unhealthy political alliance — “the worst combination of bad elements coming together.”

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Sentencing Reform: Revisions Haven’t Fixed The Fatally Flawed Bill

Senators pushing hard to get criminal justice reform passed and onto the President’s desk, aware of the major criticism aimed at them from law enforcement groups, opposition from other Senators, and a host of constituents, have introduced a series of revisions to try to make the bill more palatable to critics. Certainly one of the reason the sponsors are restructuring the bill, which they previously advertised as applying only to nonviolent criminals, is because Senators running for re-election are terrified that releasing more violent criminals may harm their chances to return to Washington.