Skip to comments.Obama shortens terms for 214 prisoners; 67 had life sentence
Posted on 08/03/2016 11:04:58 AM PDT by marthemaria
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is cutting short the sentences of 214 federal inmates, including 67 serving life sentences.
The White House says it's the largest batch of commutations on a single day in more than a century. Almost all the prisoners were serving time for nonviolent drug offenses.
The commutations bring to 562 the total number of sentences Obama has shortened. The White House says that's more than the past nine presidents combined. Almost 200 of those who have benefited were serving life sentences.
White House counsel Neil Eggleston says Obama will continue granting clemency to more inmates during the final months of his presidency. He says those receiving commutations were imprisoned under antiquated, overly harsh sentencing laws
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This is just the beginning
They had life sentences for a reason, Obama, the Puke.
Trump needs to be all over this.
Yep...and they would have us believe Trump is nuts?
A few will be the Obama Targeted Politically Motivated/Paid For Releases. The rest are just cover.
We need to do a little digging in the sand for the stuff that flies leave.
And, of course, it could be that more than a few have been paid for.
I’m fine with it. This scum will end up in some urban rat-hole and will resume their careers dealing drugs and killing their own I do not give a hoot in Hell what the murder rate is in Chicago, Detroit, Philly, Atlanta, wherever.
Pandering to the thug community.
Any word on what percentage are “of color”?
That is what he is doing, pushing decent Americans to end up rebelling and not all that peaceful.
205 of them have either Mohammed or X as part off their name?
Yes, Trump, read off the names and crimes of the worst ones. Obama subverting our legal system AGAIN!
Let’s not put Hillary in prison until AFTER obama is gone.
Will they murder on his command, like those
Where is one (1) human being in DC?
Sodom was judged in such times and ways.
I expect he will also pardon Hilly, Bubba, and every moslem in Guantanamo et al...
I don’t often even ever abbreviate foul language - but I will now make an exception ~ FUBO!!
Guilty as hell,free as a bird!"
Between this and the Iran payoff, it’s no wonder the media smears are in overdrive against Trump this week. With Trump stories dominating the news feeds, there’s no room to cover these atrocities.
Or those from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Florida?
Maybe the tax savings can be diverted to victim/ witness program funding?
More jobs for soft-science and education college degree holders looking to sign up for the loan forgiveness program for government service.
Growing communism like a farmer.