Kim Kardashian arrives at the White House to talk prison reform
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West will visit the White House to meet with top White House adviser Jared Kushner on prison reform; FBN’s Connell McShane has insight.
Kim Kardashian West arrived at the White House Wednesday afternoon, where they allegedly expected to discuss prison reform and the possible pardon for a great-grandmother who operate a drug-related life-long prison sentence.
The reality TV star is reportedly scheduled to meet with Jared Kushner, the White House, senior advisor and son-in-law to the president, in her efforts to get clemency for Alice Marie Johnson, 63.
Kardashian West was also hoping for a sit-down with President Trump, a member of Johnson’s legal team, told The Associated Press.
Trump later tweeted a photo of the couple in the Oval Office, but he did not say whether he / she discussed Johnson in particular.
Great meeting with @KimKardashian today is the day spoken about prison reform and sentencing. pic.twitter.com/uOy4UJ41JF
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 30, 2018
“Great meeting with @KimKardashian today is the day spoken about prison reform and sentencing,” Trump said.
Johnson, serving a life imprisonment without the possibility of parole after being convicted for a first time nonviolent drug offense, according to the Mic. Kardashian West was first attracted to the woman’s story after seeing a video profile on Johnson produced by the spout in 2017.
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“If you think about a decision you’ve made in your life and your life without the possibility of parole for the first time non-violent offense, there’s just something so wrong with that,” Kardashian West told the outlet.
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She has reportedly been in contact with Kushner and the Trump of directors on the matter.
“I think she really deserves a second chance at life,” Kardashian West told Mic. “I will do whatever it takes to get her.”
Johnson was arrested in 1993 and sentenced to four years later of drug conspiracy and money laundering, Mic reported earlier. Her involvement with cocaine dealers came after she lost her job, her son was killed, she got divorced and her house was excluded on the outlet reported.
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Happy Birthday Alice Marie Johnson. Today is for you ??✨
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) May 30, 2018
She reportedly was not involved in the sale of narcotics or drugs, but she did admit that acts as an intermediary for those who are involved, pass along messages.
The reality star hinted at her journey to the capital of the country earlier on Wednesday.
“Happy Birthday, Alice Marie Johnson,” Kardashian West tweeted. “Today is for you.”
Fox News’ Kaitlyn Schallhorn, Benjamin Brown and The Associated Press contributed to this report.