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Trump Celebrates Prison Reform Victory over Clinton-Era Crime Laws

“The law rolls back provisions of the 1994 Clinton crime law that was so devastating to some many and that disproportionately impacted the African American community,” Trump said in a celebration speech at the White House. “Nobody believes how much, and now they understand it.”

The worn bars in the cell block are seen at Alcatraz Island, a 22-acre rocky outcrop situated 1.5 miles offshore in San Francisco Bay, August 11, 2011. Seventy-seven years ago on August 11, 1934, a group of federal prisoners classified as "most dangerous" arrived at the new high-security penitentiary designed …

2020 Dem Hopeful Castro: We’re Going to Win Florida, Arizona, Texas

In an interview with CNN’s Van Jones that aired this weekend, Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro explained how tactically he would make the 2020 election difficult for incumbent President Donald Trump to win. According to the former HUD secretary and San Antonio

Julian Castro on CNN, 2/10/2019

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.

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

House Passes Prison Reform Bill

The House passed a prison reform bill on Tuesday that would expand prison work programs that provide job training for prisoners at the taxpayers’ expense.

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