Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning – CNNPolitics.com

Good call, Mr. President!

President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of stealing and disseminating 750,000 pages of documents and videos to WikiLeaks.

Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of stealing and disseminating 750,000 pages of documents and videos to WikiLeaks.

The President also pardoned James Cartwright, the former vice chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, pleaded guilty in October to a single charge of making false statements to federal investigators in 2012 when he was questioned about leaking top secret information on US efforts to cripple Iran’s nuclear program to two journalists.

Source: Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning – CNNPolitics.com

See also: Let Manning go – 12 January 2017

Watercolour painting: Chelsea Elizabeth Manning (born Bradley Edward Manning, 17 Dec. 1987). Blogger’s illustration.

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