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Trump backs 1st major rewrite of sentencing laws in decades

 

November 15, 2018



WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his support for the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation, but it remains to be seen whether the proposal can pass Congress.

Trump said the bill "will make our communities safer and give former inmates a second chance at life after they have served their time." Trump hailed the deal as proof that "true bipartisanship is possible" — though no Democrats attended the White House announcement.

http://www.startribune.com/trump-to-back-major-rewrite-of-sentencing-laws/500498031/

 

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