Tag: Pardon

  • Trump pardons convicted bank robber amid RNC convention

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    U.S. President Donald Trump has pardoned a convicted bank robber, Jon Ponder, who is now running a post-prison assistance programme. A pre-recorded video of Trump signing an executive order for the pardon, with Ponder standing beside him, aired on Tuesday night. Coming amid the Republican National Convention, the president’s move is seen by some as…