SMG/ZUMA Press/NewscomVanity Fair reported this morning that reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian will meet with White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, as well as President Trump himself, to push for prison reform today.
Fixing tough sentencing laws had been a priority of president Barack Obama's administration, but he failed to win Congressional support, prompting a stream of presidential pardons and clemency actions.
Mr Kushner's First Step Act, which allots $50m (£38m) for rehabilitative programmes for inmates, passed in the US House of Representatives last week. Listen, it's a not great state of affairs when you need a massive celebrity to get the attention of the president and fix gross injustices, but if Kim K. can get it done, more power to her.
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Three years ago, he missed the entirety of the Cavaliers' NBA Finals series with the Warriors due to a separated shoulder. However, the Celtics' starting backcourt duo of Terry Rozier and Jaylen Brown combined to go 3-of-22 from 3-point range.
The 63-year-old one-time drug offender was sentenced to life without parole in 1997 on money laundering and drug conspiracy charges, and the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star has been trying to help get her released from behind bars since last year.
Prison reform has been a key issue for Kushner.
Her attorney, Shawn Holley, accompanied her into the presidential residence. Husband Kanye West was not present either.
"This is so much bigger than either of us", Johnson wrote in the letter, which also referenced civil rights icon Rosa Parks.
Within seconds of Trump posting a photo of him and Kardashian to his more than 52 million Twitter followers, the post was littered with thousands of comments, most of which were poking fun at the political pairing.