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The White house announced Monday that President Trump commuted the sentence of Ted Suhl and Ronen Nahmani, two men who served had long prison sentences after Federal prosecutors convicted-violent offences.
Suhl has been executed, youth-behavioral therapy programs and has been sentenced, in the year 2016, the bribery of an Arkansas Human Services Department official. Suhl had passed the money through a Church and a local official. He claimed he was only donations and appealed saying it was not a quid pro quo.
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Federal prosecutors in Arkansas chose not to Suhl, but prosecutors in Washington prosecuted and convicted him. Suhl was acquitted on half the charges he faced, but still received seven years in prison, the White house said.
Suhl is trying to make his case before the Supreme court, with the argument that, while he was hoping to visit the official the good side, there was no actual corruption, because he had not the actual consideration received. The Supreme court denied the request to hear his case.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee had for Suhl-Version not set initially, until 2023.
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Nahmani was a first-time offender who was convicted of the conspiracy with the intent to distribute controlled substances and controlled substance analogues for the Import of synthetic cannabinoids from Hong Kong and China and sell them in the USA in the year 2014. He received the maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. He appealed to the Eleventh Circuit, and lost.
Nahmani release had bipartisan support from lawmakers, including Reps. Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY, and Ted Lieu, D-Calif. and Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rand Paul, R-Ky.
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“Mr. Nahmani is a non-violent, first time offender with no criminal record. He has five small children at home and his wife is suffering from terminal cancer. These extenuating circumstances underline the urgency of his plea of mercy,” the White house said.
President Trump as we know, granted grace to Alice Marie Johnson last year, after Kim Kardashian West, spoke of Trump in your name. Johnson was released to a life sentence for a drug conviction and was, after 20 years.