January 17, 2022

Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Sentence, Hundreds Of Others

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President Barack Obama issued what will likely be his final commutations and pardons as commander in chief on Tuesday afternoon. The commutations were for 200 people, including Chelsea Manning, the army private and analyst sent to prison for revealing secret U.S. military and government information that effectively gave birth to WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing website. Most of…