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Trump reportedly mulling clemency for Silk Road drug kingpin Ross Ulbricht – Source CNET Internet News


Ross Ulbricht, convicted Silk Road drug kingpin.

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President Donald Trump is reportedly considering clemency for Ross Ulbricht, the convicted founder of online drug marketplace Silk Road.

Trump has privately expressed sympathy for Ulbricht, and the White House counsel’s office is reviewing documents related to his case, the Daily Beast reported Tuesday, citing unidentified sources familiar with the matter. Ulbricht’s name is among others being considered for commutations and pardons before he leaves office on Jan. 20, the Daily Beast reported.

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