The criminal justice reform Trump can achieve without Congress
Washington Examiner
December 4, 2018

“President Trump’s top legislative priority is the passage of the First Step Act, which would reduce some prison sentences. Though he still must win a tug-of-war within the Republican Party to get that bill through, he has a Plan B — and he doesn’t need Congress for it.”

“That would be the creation of a White House clemency commission to supplement or replace the Justice Department’s opaque Office of the Pardon Attorney, which critics say is inherently biased in favor of prosecutors.”

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