Of the 11 individuals, many are notable figures, and some have ties to the president or his associates.
By Courtney Vinopal
On Tuesday, President Trump pardoned or commuted the sentences of 11 people he said had served enough time or been treated unfairly. The moves come as the president has sharply criticized the Department of Justice for its handling of the…
The former governor was convicted of political corruption in 2010, just months after he appeared on Trump's reality TV show, "Celebrity Apprentice."…
By Michael Tarm, Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
An Obama administration critic pardoned by Donald Trump said Friday that the president told him he was being cleared because the campaign finance charges filed against him were "fishy."…
By Jill Colvin, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
By Darlene Superville, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said he's considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of corruption, and pardoning lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Stewart, who was convicted of charges related to a stock sale.
By Josh Lederman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is planning at least one more batch of pardons and commutations before leaving office in two weeks, but don't expect many famous offenders to make the list.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has rejected former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions that included his attempt to sell the vacant Senate seat once occupied by President Barack Obama.
Blagojevich Found Guilty on 17 Charges of Corruption…
By Beat Beat
Jurors found former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich guilty on nearly all counts he faced in a retrial, including charges that he tried to sell President Obama's open U.S. Senate seat. Blagojevich had denied any wrongdoing.
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