January 20 According to a statement released on the official website of the White House on the 20th, Trump approved the pardon of 73 people and announced the reduction of sentences for another 70 people.
Among them, Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist of the White House, was completely pardoned. So far, Trump has approved as many as 184 amnesty commutations before leaving office.
Bannon was reportedly charged by the New York federal prosecutor’s office in August 2020, alleging that he and three other people were suspected of defrauding at least $1 million in donations in the name of collecting donations to support Trump’s construction of the border wall.
Bannon was released on $5 million bail after being arrested by New York prosecutors.
According to Trump’s senior advisers, Bannon has had exchanges with Trump in recent weeks to advise him before and after the election.
According to previous reports, Trump has pardoned 41 people, including Charles Kushner, the father of Rumpwoman Jared Kushner, Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, Roger Stone, a longtime informal adviser to the campaign, and Republican Party member who was caught in a “Russia” investigation over the 2016 election and
U.S. government contractors suspected of participating in the massacre in the Iraqi capital Baghdad in 2007.