In an interview earlier this month, Kardashian said that, if given the opportunity, she would "explain to [Trump] that, just like everybody else, we can make choices in our lives that we're not proud of and that we don't think through all the way". "She was an ordinary woman whose courage ignited and united the heart of America to stand together against a very present evil that could no longer be tolerated", Johnson wrote.
The 63-year-old one-time drug offender was sentenced to life without parole in 1997 on money laundering and drug conspiracy charges, and the Keeping Up with the Kardashiansstar has been trying to help get her released from behind bars since last year.
Speaking after the meeting, Kardashian said: 'I would like to thank President Trump for his time this afternoon.
The legal defense fund of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) tweeted its agreement with a Cosmopolitan column that said Kardashian's White House appearance was "ego, not activism", and could only have been productive if there were other experts or activists in the room.
While the Trump administration is staunchly opposed to sentencing reforms, it has supported more modest prison and reentry reforms.
Kardashian and Trump first met in 2010, when she appeared on Trump's reality show The Apprentice to plug a line colognes that Trump had founded with TV pundit Piers Morgan. Earlier this month, the White House-backed First Step Act, which would expand programs for prisoners and allow for more home confinement, was approved by the House Judiciary Committee. "I don't have a personal experience with prison myself, but I believe in family, and her family was torn apart by choices that she made 21 and a half years ago".
Since the announcement of the meeting, Kardashian West has been criticized on Twitter both for wanting to speak with Trump as well as her lack of expertise in regards to prison reform.
The two times that the Cavaliers and the Warriors came face to face in the regular season, the latter won. There was a moment when it looked as if both Cleveland and Golden State could miss the Finals.
Kean is also CEO of Kinder Morgan, Inc ., the Houston-based firm that owns 70 per cent of the Canadian firm. Kamloops' two MLAs blame Premier John Horgan for what they called "a sad, sad day for this country".
Alize Cornet advanced in her homeland, while fellow seeds Barbora Strycova and Anett Kontaveit came through their opening matches. Nadal beat 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the final for his record-extending 10th championship at Roland Garros.
In the video of his rescue, which has gone viral, spectators are heard cheering for him as he climbs the balconies. The act even earned him an invite to the presidential palace, where he met French president Emmanuel Macron .
Circuit attorney drops computer tampering case against Greitens
The lieutenant governor traveled to the state capitol and met with staff in his office for a few hours, and left around 8 p.m. Republican leaders in the Missouri House said Greitens had "put the best interest" of the state first in deciding to resign.
Top North Korean Official Heads To US For Talks
Ambassador to Seoul Sung Kim , has arrived in North Korea to "make arrangements for the summit between Kim Jong-un and myself". Former intelligence chief Gen Kim Yong-chol is the most senior North Korean official to visit the United States since 2000.