Trump Pardons Hammond Ranchers, As Libertarian Party Calls For Ross Ulbricht Pardoning

Trump Pardons Hammond Ranchers, As Libertarian Party Calls For Ross Ulbricht Pardoning By Aaron Kesel U.S. President Trump has issued a pardon to the father and son ranchers from Oregon whose imprisonment for setting fires on federal land sparked a takeover of a wildlife refuge lasting 40 days. Trump signed an injunction granting clemency to 76-year-old Dwight Hammond and his son, Steven Hammond, 49, according to a White House press release. The two men were both convicted of arson on federal land in 2012 for fires that burned in 2001…

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