Kim Kardashian arrived at the White House for a meeting with President Trump to discuss prison reform and Alice Marie Johnson. "Alice Marie Johnson was convicted of a nonviolent drug offense in 1996 and received a sentence far too severe for the crime: life without the possibility of parole", said Jennifer Turner of the ACLU in a statement.
She accompanied it with the caption: 'Throwback to that time I surprised Kanye with a trip to Japan for his birthday! She went on to say that her heart "is so full of gratitude for the attractive inside and out Kim Khardashian West who chose to advocate for and essentially save the life of my mother, someone she had never heard of or met!" The White House released an official statement saying that Johnson had "accepted responsibility for her past behavior".
"The phone call I just had with Alice will forever be one of my best memories".
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Schultz, added: "One of the things I want to do in my next chapter is to figure out if there is a role I can play in giving back". Last year, Schultz stepped down as chief executive officer to become executive chairman, handing the top job to Kevin Johnson.
The decision came after reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House. The first was Shalom Rubashkin, a CEO of meatpacking company who was convicted on charges of fraud and money laundering in 2009 and sentenced to 27 years in jail.
"But today is about Alice Johnson and we are elated the Kim Kardashian has done what others have not", she said.
Then turning her talk to Kardashian, she added: "And I want to tell Kim, my angel, that you never gave up on me". The 63-year old more than two decades behind bars and is not eligible for parole.
Following the announcement, Kardashian took to Twitter to praise the President's "compassion" and to thank everyone who had contributed to the "countless hours" it took to free Johnson. The Johnson gathered letters of recommendations from her warden and members of Congress in their initial effort to seek clemency from President Barack Obama.
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Johnson praised Kardashian West on Wednesday night for being a "warrior" and "relentless" in advocating for her release.
The president is still considering pardoning lifestyle maven Martha Stewart, who was convicted in an insider trading case, and commuting the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, now serving a 14-year prison sentence on felony corruption charges, along with several others, the White House official told Reuters.
In an op-ed for CNN, Johnson expressed regret for her actions, writing, "I made the biggest mistake of my life to make ends meet and got involved with people selling drugs". And I love you, President Trump! "We are extremely grateful and hope the President continues to use his clemency power to save lives".
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