Trump says he is considering pardon for Muhammad Ali

President Trump said Friday that he's thinking about pardoning deceased boxing legend and civil rights activist Muhammad Ali.

Ali was sentenced to five years in prison in 1967 for refusing to be drafted into the Vietnam War, but he did not serve any prison time after winning an appeal. His decision resulted in a draft-evasion conviction, and he was stripped of his heavyweight boxing crown. "The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Muhammad Ali unanimously in 1971".

Mr Trump made the comments to reporters at the White House before he left for the G7 summit in Canada.

However, when Trump was asked by a reporter if he is thinking about pardoning OJ Simpson he said, "No, I'm not thinking about pardoning OJ", according to The Oakland Press.

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Earlier this week, Trump issued a pardon for Alice Marie Johnson, a Tennessee grandmother convicted on charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine and attempted possession of cocaine.

Trump has ramped up the use of his executive clemency power in recent weeks, granting pardons to the late heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson and the conservative pundit Dinesh D'Souza, then commuting the sentence of 63-year-old Alice Johnson, who was serving a life sentence for drug offenses.

"There will be more pardons", Trump said. He said he wants the athletes to tell him who they think has been treated unfairly by the justice system and he would consider pardoning them.

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