Earlier this week Kim Kardashian’s chat at the White House resulted in clemency for Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old grandmother serving a life sentence for a first-time drug offense.
Now CNN reports the President is considering a pardon for Muhammad Ali. Ali was convicted in 1967 after refusing military service in Vietnam.
Trump floated the possibility while speaking to reporters at the White House before departing for the Group of Seven summit. The White House has assembled the paperwork to pardon dozens of people, according to two sources with knowledge of the developments.
The President issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson at the end of May, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago due to his relationship with a white woman.