Trump Grants Clemency to 5 More Federal Prisoners
President Donald Trump has granted clemency to five federal inmates, putting the total for his first term at 16 commutations and 27 pardons.
On Wednesday the White House announced that Trump had commuted the sentences of five prisoners who have already served years in federal prison for drug or fraud crimes. Lenora Logan served 27 years for a cocaine conspiracy conviction; Rashella Reed served 14 years for wire fraud and money laundering for her role in a massive million-dollar food stamp laundering scheme; Charles Tanner has served 16 years in prison out of what was initially a life sentence for a drug conspiracy conviction; John Bolen has served 13 years in prison for using his boat to transport cocaine from the Bahamas to Florida.
The fifth recipient, 70-year-old Curtis McDonald, has served nearly 24 years in prison for drug trafficking and money laundering. McDonald was part of the same Memphis drug ring Alice Marie Johnson participated in, and th
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