In late-night move, President Donald Trump pardons Steve Bannon, Lil Wayne, and more

Posted on AllSides January 20th, 2021
From The Right
politics, Presidential pardons, Donald Trump

Late Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump was busy issuing a long list of pardons and sentence commutations, including for former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, rapper and Trump supporter Lil Wayne, and scores more.

According to reports, Trump fired off a total of 73 pardons and 70 commutations, but did not pardon himself or any members of his family in the 11th-hour move.

A pardon comes for Bannon, who was accused of defrauding donors in a "build the wall" fundraising effort. He has pleaded not...

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