Jun 08, 2018 · On Friday, Mr. Trump said he was considering other pardons drawn from a list of 3,000 names. “Many of those names really have been treated unfairly,” the president said.
Trump, who has issued several pardons and commutations in recent weeks, told reporters that he was «thinking about Muhammad Ali,» for a pardon.
“The power to pardon is a beautiful thing,” Trump told reporters as he prepared to leave for the G-7 meeting in Canada. “You got to get it right. You’ve got to get the right people.
Ali refused to be inducted into the U.S. military in 1967 during the Vietnam War, citing religious objections. As a result, he was stripped of his heavyweight title, charged with draft evasion and
Ali died in 2016. Trump already has granted a posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson, more than 100 years after many saw as his racially charged conviction.
President Trump on Friday said he was “very seriously” considering a posthumous pardon to boxing legend Muhammad Ali – even though the Supreme Court vacated his draft-dodging conviction
President Donald Trump is considering a posthumous pardon for Louisville’s deceased boxing great and humanitarian icon Muhammad Ali, the Associated Press reported Friday.
Trump Says He Wants To Pardon Muhammad Ali, Who Doesn’t Really Need To Be Pardoned The president said he was «seriously» considering pardoning the boxing legend for his draft-evasion conviction. But Ali’s conviction was overturned by the US Supreme Court in 1971.
Jun 08, 2018 · Watch video · Trump says he may pardon Muhammad Ali — the late boxing champion who doesn’t need one. The heavyweight champion’s conviction for evading the Vietnam draft was already overturned in 1971.
President Trump said he was considering issuing a posthumous pardon for boxer Muhammad Ali, whose 1967 conviction for draft evasion was later overturned by the Supreme Court.
Jun 08, 2018 · Donald Trump says he may pardon Muhammad Ali — a move the late boxer’s attorney calls unnecessary Photos of the world-renowned boxer, …
The Supreme Court eventually overturned Ali’s draft conviction in 1971, a fact that Ali’s attorney, Ron Tweel, called to Trump’s attention Friday. “We appreciate President Trump’s sentiment, but a pardon is unnecessary,” Tweel said in a statement via CBS Sports .
Muhammad Ali’s attorney Ron Tweel said «there is no conviction from which a pardon is needed.» «We appreciate President Trump’s sentiment, but a pardon is unnecessary,» he wrote in a statement.
President Donald Trump said Friday he was considering granting a posthumous pardon for Muhammad Ali — prompting a lawyer for his estate and family to say thanks, but no thanks: The boxing great had his criminal conviction overturned by the Supreme Court nearly 50 years ago.
Trump says he is considering pardon for Muhammad Ali Ali refused to be inducted into the U.S. military in 1967 during the Vietnam War. Max Greenwood | The Hill – June 8, 2018. Image Credits: Shealah Craighead / Wikimedia Commons. President Turmp said on Friday that he may pardon the late boxing champion Muhammad Ali.