President Trump granted clemency to Crystal Munoz.

She was in prison for a non-violent offense related to marijuana, but now she is free to be a mom to her two daughters after spending 12 years behind bars.

She gave the first interview after her release to Fox News. The emotional interview with Harris Faulkner is below:

“I would really love to give [President Trump] a huge hug.”

Munoz is a great example of someone who should receive clemency.

She was sentenced to 20 years and had served 12 years of her sentence.

Munoz is friends with Alice Marie Johnson who is the woman who Trump released from prison last year. They were in the same prison housing unit and attended church together:

“We did a lot of crying and a lot of praying together for things to change for us.” – Alice Marie Johnson

OUR PREVIOUS REPORT ON ALICE MARIE JOHNSON:

She’s a mother, a grandmother, a great-grandmother, a playwright, and an ordained minister. She had a spotless prison record and was also called an “exemplary prisoner by prison guards. She was also a first time offender who was given a life sentence for a non-violent drug offense.

From her prison cell, Johnson told her story, as she pleaded with our government to stop “over-incarcerating” our citizens.

Here is Johnson’s powerful story:

On November 14, 2018, President Trump commuted her life sentence after a controversial visit with reality TV star and wife of Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, who met with Jared Kushner and President Trump to discuss her case. President Trump was widely criticized by the left for meeting with Kardashian to discuss the 63-year-old prisoner, Alice Johnson. Johnson has been in prison since 1996.

After her visit to the White House, President Trump tweeted: Great meeting with @KimKardashian today, talked about prison reform and sentencing.

In November 2018, President Trump made history, when he signed the “First Step Act” into law, allowing non-violent offenders to gain early release from prison. According to The Root, 91% of First Step Act inmates released from prison were Black Americans.

Tonight, President Trump featured Alice Johnson in his Super Bowl commercial, touting his historic “First Step Act.”

According to a White House statement, “The First Step Act enacted commonsense reforms to make our justice system fairer and help inmates successfully transition back into society. The First Step Act provided the opportunity for sentencing relief for certain defendants who received mandatory minimum sentences prior to the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010.”

Tonight, President Trump ran a powerful Super Bowl ad featuring the release of a model prisoner, Alice Johnson:

Alice Johnson tweeted about her heartwrenching Super Bowl commercial, saying: “Two Super Bowls ago I was sitting in a prison cell. Today I am a free woman and my story was featured in a Super Bowl Ad. I will spend the rest of my life fighting for the wrongly and unjustly convicted! God Bless America!”

In an October 2019 poll, support for President Trump by Black male Americans from 35-49 years old was at 42%.

Democrats cannot win with these numbers.

 

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