Trump’s Final Blitz of Pardons

Trump pardoned rapper Lil Wayne and commuted the sentence of Detroit’s former-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, but NSA leaker Edward Snowden and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange failed to make the list.

President of the United States Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a “Make America Great Again” campaign rally at Phoenix Goodyear Airport in Goodyear, Arizona. October 28, 2020. (photo: Gage Skidmore)

President Donald Trump granted pardons to 73 individuals and commuted the sentences of 70 people on his last day in office Wednesday. Many of the pardons and commutations on his list were sought by criminal justice…