The statement added the Trump administration will always be tough on crime but believes those who have paid their debt to society and worked hard to better themselves while in prison deserve a second chance.
Kardashian didn't get a shout out in the release, but her voice definitely sparked this move.
Johnson ranked as No. 1 on a list of Top 25 women deserving clemency by the nonprofit group CAN-DO, which seeks pardons and commutations for people convicted of strict drug laws. On Wednesday, West got to deliver the news to Johnson that she would be freed.
After Trump announced he was granting Alice clemency, Kim tweeted, "The phone call I just had with Alice will forever be one of my best memories". "I know that it is all grace. Kim and I are standing by to speak with Miss Alice now". And we have connected. In a Twitter statement, Kardashian said, "I would like to thank President Trump for his time this afternoon".
Catina Johnson was seven months pregnant when her mother went to prison, she said.
"When Kim told me that I was being released, I started jumping up and screaming and crying, and everyone else was crying", the 63-year-old told Michael Strahan during an appearance on Good Morning America on Thursday, June 7, hours after she was released from a federal prison in Alabama.
The commutation puts a renewed focus on the Trump administration's push for prison and sentencing reform, but which has sometimes clashed with the president's law-and-order approach, especially at the Justice Department.
Johnson, a first-time non-violent drug offender. a week after Kim Kardashian pleaded her case with Trump.
Trump's decision, his latest inspired by a celebrity champion, comes amid a flurry of recent pardons he's issued.
After reuniting with her family, Johnson said, she plans to spend her time advocating for changes in the prison system.
Kardashian asked her personal lawyer, Shawn Holley, to help secure Johnson's pardon after seeing a clip about her on Mic. I made some very poor decisions out of desperation. "You have the biggest heart in the world and mixed with your determination you are unstoppable!"
In response, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, tweeted that "the possibility that he may also be sending a message to witnesses in a criminal investigation into his campaign is extremely unsafe".
A suicide note was reportedly found. "She had a quirky visual language that captivated Bat Mitzvah girls and artists alike". Kate Spade , who was married to actor David Spade's brother Andy, started Kate Spade Handbags back in 1993.
In the meantime though, there is one pretty excellent Xbox One X deal already available right now from Currys/PC World . Games from $19.99: The most promising discounts in Microsoft's sale will be on actual titles.
Parents will be able to set limits for time their children set in apps, and get detailed reports regarding which apps are used. It's a basic functionality, and possibly the most basic use of AR, but it's a need that Apple hasn't previously addressed.
If users are concerned by the report they can then set limits on how long they want to use certain apps for in a day. The new tools will be available with iOS 12 this fall (between September and December), said Apple .
The squeeze works exactly as it does in HTC's Edge Sense system, with a red glow showing up at the sides where you apply pressure. The company hasn't confirmed how much internal storage the device has but did reveal that it will ship with 8GB of RAM .
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders praised McConnell on behalf of the Trump administration during Tuesday's briefing. Mike Lee (R-Utah) recently proposed similar legislation, which was also backed by Toomey and Flake, as well as by Sen.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both earn around the £80million per year mark, though one star does rank higher than the other. Forbes magazine reported Tuesday that the boxer is again the world's highest-paid athlete for the fourth time in seven years.
Muguruza, the 2016 French Open champion, was world number one for four weeks from September 11 to October 8 previous year . Muguruza essentially got that round off, too: Her opponent, Lesia Tsurenko , quit with an injury after only two games.
The Atletico Madrid superstar is now hesitant to join Barcelona , who hold a long-standing interest in securing his services. Meanwhile, Griezmann could be in a similar predicament at Barcelona , where Luis Suarez is still the first-choice striker.
After extensive tests and checkout, the spacecraft is expected to enter operational service early next year. Storm clouds delayed the liftoff 16 minutes from the opening of the four-hour window at 12:29 a.m.
One of the more glaring differences surrounding news of the two eruptions is Guatemala's death toll. It is not clear how many bodies or body parts were removed from San Miguel Los Lotes on Wednesday.
'Well' Melania Trump makes first public appearance in a month
The US President commented on her return the public eye, saying "She went through a little rough patch, but she's doing great". The mother-of-one, wore a safari style beige coat with a belt that nipped in at the waist and her favourite snake-skin heels.
Bill Clinton bristles at Lewinsky question
At least, that was my take of it. "I don't think there's a fancy way to say that I have sinned". "No. He later added that " I did say, publicly, on more than one occasion, that I was sorry .
World Cup host Russia extends winless streak
Turkey failed to clear the qualifying stage to play in the much-anticipated quadrennial worldwide football event. So what teams qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Uruguay held the first games and won the title.
Asus launches new Zenbook Pro laptops
The key here is specialization: To get the most functionality out of the ScreenPad , an app must have an extension installed. Further, powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce MX150 discrete graphics.
Hawaii volcano destroys hundreds of homes
Lava in Vacationland early Tuesday claimed the second home of Harry Kim, the mayor of the Big Island, Snyder said. County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened by lava .
The new Gmail will roll out to all users next month
The company is now planning to move users over to the new Gmail design so that it can phase out the old design entirely. That transition'll be automatic, but the opt-out option will still be made available for another four weeks after that.
Apple previews iOS 12
Valve has not responded to the new guidelines yet, but we imagine that the iOS Steam Link app will be released soon enough. The redesign is similar to the changes to the iOS 11 App Store , highlighted by new editorial content for app discovery.