Alice Marie Johnson leaves prison after Trump commutes sentence

Trump commutes Alice Johnson’s sentence after meeting Kardashian-West

Trump commutes Alice Johnson’s sentence after meeting Kardashian-West

After Trump commuted Johnson's sentence, Kardashian West tweeted her thanks to him and Kushner. She was released hours after the White House announcement and ran into her family members' arms. "It was wonderful. I'm so glad that she was the one who was able to deliver the news to me".

Because of the availability of videoconferencing in Johnson's prison, Mic was able to record an interview with Johnson.

Kim K shared the president's decision on Twitter on June 6, writing "best news ever" in all caps with a news article.

Kardashian visited the White House in May to push prison reform with an emphasis on pardoning Johnson. Kim was the one to tell Alice that she was being released. News, "She really wants to make a difference in people's lives and left Washington feeling very inspired". "She needs to wake up and open her presents, so you're going to have to take that shift".

"This country's addiction to mass incarceration has devastated millions of families like Alice's, with emotional and economic consequences that can last generations", she added.

"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. "I wanted to jump into their arms". You should of seen the look on their faces when I popped up.

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When asked whether she had paid her debt to society, Johnson replied that she had "overpaid" her debt. "I'm not bitter about it". "I am loving looking at just trees, look at the cars and looking at birds and not looking at all these things through prison bars". It was her first conviction. Days after the two celebs discussed prison reform, Trump has granted clemency to 63-year-old great grandmother Alice Johnson.

The celebrity daughter of a defense lawyer - Robert Kardashian, who represented O.J. Simpson in his 1995 murder trial - Kardashian West brought her own high-powered lawyer to the White House Wednesday. Kardashian West arrived at the White House for a meeting with presidential senior adviser Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law.

Johnson's pardon marks the sixth act of clemency Trump has given since he became president. The only reason Johnson's story came to Kardashian's attention is thanks to the availability of videoconferencing in Johnson's prison.

The White House released a statement praising Johnson for "accepting responsibility for her past behavior" and being a "model prisoner". 'Her commutation is inspirational & gives hope to so many others who are also deserving of a second chance'.

Johnson had been denied a commutation through the process in place under former President Barack Obama.

Trump granted Johnson clemency on Wednesday.

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