Johnson had served more than 20 years in prison. Kardashian West has been a fierce advocate for her sentence's commutation, funding lawyers and providing continual advocacy. "Telling her for the first time and hearing her screams while crying together is a moment I will never forget", she said in the tweet. Johnson will be released from federal prison in Aliceville, Ala., where she has been serving her time since 1996.
"I'm still waiting to exhale!" she said in an email from prison, roughly 24 hours before she was released.
Her daughter, Catina Scales, said she was seven months pregnant when her mother went to prison. The decision has been made a week after Kim Kardashian West pleaded her case in a meeting with Trump at Oval Office. Days after the two celebs discussed prison reform, Trump has granted clemency to 63-year-old great grandmother Alice Johnson. "I'm going to make the most of this opportunity and I'm going to be of service to others because that's really what life is about", Johnson said.
Her meeting went successfully and Alice was granted a pardon a week later.
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Trump has also pardoned conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, former Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby and Kristian Saucier, a Navy sailor.
Johnson admitted that she didn't know much about Kardashian before the starlet became involved in her case. "This moment would not be happening if it had not been for what Kim Kardashian did and Donald Trump did".
Her clemency had also been rejected by President Barack Obama, who commuted the sentences of hundreds of federal inmates convicted of drug crimes. "President Trump saved Alice Johnson's life today", Johnson's attorney Brittany K. Barnett said in a statement.
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"Whereas this Administration will all the time be very powerful on crime, it believes that those that have paid their debt to society and labored arduous to higher themselves whereas in jail deserve a second likelihood", the White Home stated in an announcement.
"I trust and hope and ask to President Trump to pardon him", Simona Mangiante Papadopoulos told Trump's favorite network.
CNN reported Johnson has already "served 21 years of her life sentence after she was convicted on charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine and attempted possession of cocaine". There has been speculation that with the Trump - with the Russian Federation investigation, which President Trump calls a witch hunt, that he may be trying to let anyone who might be indicted or maybe even could testify against him in this probe that he would be - let them know that he would be willing to use his pardon power for them.
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