More of the same in 2020.
The president has repeatedly pointed to the First Step Act as one of his administration’s chief bipartisan achievements and one for which he is personally responsible. But cases like Allen’s expose a striking rift between the White House allies who supported the law and the Justice Department officials now working to limit the number of inmates who might benefit from it.
President Trump's 2020 campaign touted his social justice credentials in a Super Bowl ad featuring Alice Marie Johnson, whose life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense he commuted after her cause was championed by Kim Kardashian West.
Cardassian/Kardashian Justice practiced by the Trump regime.
Trump is running on criminal justice reform? Really? How exactly does that square with the fact that both of his AGs Jeff Sessions and Bill Barr have undone almost all Obama era justice and police reform, target progressive DAs, press policies of mass incarceration at every turn?
— Vanita Gupta (@vanitaguptaCR) February 3, 2020