Kim Kardashian meeting Trump to discuss Alice Marie Johnson


She continued, "Kim though, you know what you need, there needs to be more mental rehab in prison, so when prisoners get out, they are rehabilitated".

Of course, there were many other jokes made about a famous reality star discussing prison reform with another famous reality star who just happens to be president, because that's the only way to digest the hellish reality the photo represents.

Johnson's daughter Tretessa had earlier told ABC News that she was grateful to Kardashian and her legal team for working on behalf of and shining a light on her mother's case.

TMZ reported that the meeting had been planned for months, and that Kardashian has been in prior communication with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, who are seeking legislation to help inmates re-enter society.

Earlier this month, Trump spoke positively about prison reform at a bipartisan White House summit Kushner organized around the topic. According to Mic, when Kardashian learned about Johnson's story she said she'd do "whatever it takes to get her out".

Wednesday is also Johnson's birthday, which Mrs Kardashian West noted in a tweet this morning.

West met with the then-president-elect at Trump Tower in NY in December 2016.

Who is Alice Marie Johnson?

Johnson is now serving a life sentence in prison without parole after being convicted of drug-related charges in 1997.

She reportedly wasn't involved in selling drugs or in drug deals, but she did admit to acting as an intermediary for those involved, passing along messages.

"This is the last time I'll put my family through the heartache of expectations", Johnson told the BBC at the time.

Johnson was expected to be released under President Barack Obama, but was passed over when he granted clemency to more than 200 people for similar nonviolent offenses in December 2016.

All of that material may be submitted to President Trump. "He really understood, and I am very hopeful that this will turn out really positively, I hope". "She's not bitter or angry, she's this ray of sunshine".

President Donald Trump has already granted three pardons in his first two years in office. Scholl added that Johnson has admitted her wrongdoing, which is borne out in letters she has written to U.S. District Judge Samuel H. Mays, who now oversees her case.

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