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Trump Should Hurt Sessions by
Helping Drug Offenders

Creators Syndicate, by Jacob Sullum

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Posted By:zoidberg, 6/13/2018 4:13:31 PM

While it may be months or years before the results of Donald Trump´s summit with Kim Jong-un are clear, his meeting with the other Kim was an unqualified success. Last week, thanks to the reality TV star Kim Kardashian West´s intercession on her behalf, Alice Marie Johnson, a great-grandmother serving a life sentence for nonviolent drug offenses, walked free from a federal prison in Alabama after spending almost 22 years behind bars.(Snip) But there may be a way, short of finding a celebrity to adopt every federal prisoner who deserves similar relief, to encourage the president to use his clemency powers

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ribald1, 6/13/2018 4:25:04 PM     (No. 11662729)

Much tortuous sophistry, but the bottom line is "Trump is a vindictive jerk and we can use that to trick him into letting the lefts favorite drug dealers out of jail".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 6/13/2018 4:59:18 PM     (No. 11662756)

This is an absurdity wrapped in Silly Putty. Sessions is not President Trumps enemy, not is President trump Sessions´ enemy. Pardons might be irksome, but painful? really, who the hell cares who the President Pardons after the dozens of vicious thugs Obama pardoned. You really have to wonder why Obama´s ex Illinois buddy Rod Blagojevich did not get a "last day" pardon from Obama. Too close to truth in lending, I suppose.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 6/13/2018 5:03:26 PM     (No. 11662762)

Personally, I don´t understand the pardon. Well, I understand the reason I don´t agree. While she had a clean record, she had possession of 200 Kilos of cocaine. Maybe she personally was nonviolent, that cocaine would have been the source of a great deal of violence and criminality in its distribution and use. That she was a grandmother and great-grandmother should have had no bearing. But Kanye had been an aid in making PDT more palatable to his millions of black followers and Kim, whatever you think of her, has millions of millennial Twitter followers. It´s a small price to pay.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: judy, 6/13/2018 5:30:05 PM     (No. 11662786)

Trump should fire Mueller, Sessions & Rosenstein, release all the so called secret redacted memos they are covering for Obamas WH & Hillary.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 6/13/2018 6:12:19 PM     (No. 11662831)

Two easy questions - -

Why is there a War On Drugs?

When and how does it end?

I´ll be watching - - - - - -

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 6/13/2018 6:43:22 PM     (No. 11662849)

I think that the Trump-Sessions acrimony is mostly for public consumption. (Yeah, there is that recusing thing). My prediction is that Jeff will resign just in time to easily reclaim his old Senate seat lost to that Dem - who only won by standing in the right place at the right time.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ok state mom, 6/13/2018 7:06:27 PM     (No. 11662862)

#3 Johnson never had possession of the cocaine. She was a telephone mule. I’m sure that won’t change your mind but disagree with the facts not fiction.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: coldoc, 6/13/2018 8:01:55 PM     (No. 11662884)

Dont hurt him. Fire him! He´s useless.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 6/13/2018 8:28:18 PM     (No. 11662903)

Sessions? Who the hell is Sessions?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ribald1, 6/13/2018 9:35:19 PM     (No. 11662932)

#7 You are the one who needs to get facts rather than fiction.
In just one of the transactions she was convicted of, she delivered $1.5 million and received 75 kilos of cocaine in return.
She was the leader of a Columbian cartel operation and bought and sold, in total, almost 2 tons of cocaine.
Her case was brought to Obama when he was pardoning drug pushers, and he refused. He refused because that she deserved the punishment was painfully obvious.

Many died because of her actions.

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