Kim Kardashian meets President Trump to discuss prison reforms
She reportedly discussed with him a potential pardon for Alice Marie Johnson, a 63-year-old great-grandmother who is serving a life sentence for a first-time non-violent drug offense.
Johnson has been in the prison for more than two decades.
Kardarshian is hopeful of a positive outcome
Post her meeting with Trump, she wrote on Twitter, "I would like to thank President Trump for his time. It is our hope that the President will grant clemency to Ms. Alice Marie Johnson."
"We are optimistic about Ms. Johnson's future and hopeful that she - and so many like her-will get a second chance at life," she added.
Take a look at her tweet
I would like to thank President Trump for his time this afternoon. It is our hope that the President will grant clemency to Ms. Alice Marie Johnson who is serving a life sentence for a first-time, non-violent drug offense.— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) May 31, 2018
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We are optimistic about Ms. Johnson’s future and hopeful that she —and so many like her—will get a second chance at life.— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) May 31, 2018
How did Kardashian get involved in the case?
Kardashian had come across Johnson's story on social media last year and was moved by it heavily. She then joined forces with Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, to push for federal prison reforms.
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