Kim Kardashian-West hired a team of attorneys and brought her case to the president's attention.
On Friday, in an interview with CNN'sVan Jones, Kanye West's wife opens up about her role in securing the presidential pardon for Johnson. "Her commutation is inspirational & gives hope to so many others who are also deserving of a second chance". "It was a ideal ending".
The Mic video profiling Johnson has been viewed over 4 million times on Facebook and a Change.org petition asking the president to grant Johnson clemency received the support of 271,000 people, USA Todayreported.
"I think that it's great she's using her influence in this way", said Ashley Edwards, senior news and politics editor at the millennial-focused lifestyle site Refinery29. "This is a person that she needs to do something [for]".
Kardashian didn't get a shout out in the release, but her voice definitely sparked this move.
Alice Johnson reunites with her family members June 6, 2018. "I wanted to jump into their arms".
Johnson's daughter Catina Scales spoke with Business Insider earlier on Wednesday, as she was en route to pick her mother up from the Aliceville correctional facility in Alabama. "Despite receiving a life sentence, Alice worked hard to rehabilitate herself in prison, and act as a mentor to her fellow inmates". "When you see my face, you see so many other faces that I represent".
Alice Marie Johnson, the woman whose life sentence for drug offenses was commuted by President Trump, has been reunited with her family, according to multiple reports. She added, "Life for a time was good". "I'm not bitter about it".
"I want a cell phone".
IvankaTrump was one of the first people she called to plead Johnson's case, Kardashian said.
Kardashian welcomed the commutation of Johnson's sentence with a tweet. She was tried on charges of cocaine conspiracy and money-laundering charges.
She wrote: "Best news ever!". Last month, he posthumously pardoned boxer Jack Johnson after meeting with Sylvester Stallone, who was invested in the case. Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and advisor also met with West to discuss his efforts on prison reform.
An hour to sunset, the road leading to the White House was cordoned off as guests from the diplomatic community began arriving. The groups say Trump's heated rhetoric has contributed to an increase in bullying and discrimination against Muslim Americans.
The Irish-born actor had featured in hit series Sons of Anarchy , as well as drama Fair City from 2006 to 2012. An autopsy is due to be carried out but his death is not being treated as suspicious, according to TMZ .
John Nicholson, said last month that some elements of the Taliban are showing interest in peace talks. The top US military commander in Afghanistan said that foreign forces will also honor the cease-fire.
Virginia graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1929 and from the Colombia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1933. She received a masters degree in public health at Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, graduating in 1959.
Thanks to his father's recommendations, he is now part of the U-19 squad- and hundreds of more talented bowlers get ignored. If nepotism works he would be the captain of U19 till now and would have played IPL. "He is simply the greatest ever".
Staying in the Locker Room for the playing of our National Anthem is as disrespectful to our country as kneeling. Can you remember the days before everything was politicized? Several Eagles players ducked out early Wednesday.
Trooper Patterson, Bailly, and both of their families were "ecstatic" about the reunion, officials wrote. Their worlds collided 27 years ago when Patterson's mom, Karen, went into labor while out shopping.
But in a release, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said the committee is cooperating with the department. He also issued a careful warning about Trump's recent assertion that he has the authority to pardon himself.
But it was no secret that many Eagles are not fans of the President because of his stand on the national anthem protests. As CNN's Jake Tapper and others pointed out, no Eagles players took a knee during the regular season or postseason.
Kevin 'The Assassin' Durant kills Cavaliers with long 3
LeBron James said after the game the reason that he wanted to come to Philadelphia was to play with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Friday in game four of the 2018 NBA Finals at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Supreme Court dismisses appeal over NI abortion law
As a result, the justices said the Supreme Court "has no jurisdiction " in the proceedings to strike down the law. That part of the ruling gave hope to abortion rights activists seeking to liberalize Northern Ireland's laws.
Val Kilmer Confirmed For Top Gun 2 Return
Last month, Tom Cruise confirmed that he was coming back for the Top Gun sequel , Maverick . No word yet if Kenny Loggins will return to the Danger Zone to provide for the soundtrack.