Donald Trump Commutes Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s 28-Year Sentence

In the final hours of his presidency, Donald Trump announced a flurry of last-minute pardons and commutations. Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was among the individuals granted clemency by the outgoing POTUS. Kilpatrick was convicted in 2013 of federal corruption crimes, including racketeering, bribery, extortion, and fraud. He was sentenced to 28 years in prison and had another 20 years left on his sentence before Trump commuted his time behind bars. The White House released the following statement: President Trump commuted the sentence of the former Mayor of Detroit, Kwame Malik…

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