Trump pardons 73 people, commutes sentences of 70 others

 Trump pardons 73 people, commutes sentences of 70 others
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  • calendar-gray 20 January 2021

Outgoing US President Donald Trump has pardoned his former adviser Steve Bannon, who is facing fraud charges, APA reports citing BBC.

The announcement came just hours before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

A pardon was announced for rapper Lil Wayne and commutations for rapper Kodak Black and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

In all, 73 individuals received pardons and another 70 had their sentences commuted, a statement from the White House said.

 

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